Firefighters halt spread of Rangeland Fire near San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Firefighters halt spread of Rangeland Fire near San Diego Zoo Safari Park

first_img#RangelandFire [update] off Rangeland Road and Highway 78 in Ramona (San Diego County) is now 150 acres and 30% contained. Forward spread stopped. https://t.co/5O3WRcz4DC pic.twitter.com/WSPYAE2Ehb— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) August 9, 2018Police shut down a stretch of SR 78 near the burn zone as crews worked to subdue the blaze, dubbed the Rangeland Fire, on the ground and aboard air tankers and water-dropping helicopters.By 3 p.m., the fire was no longer an imminent threat to structures as personnel made good progress toward extinguishing the fire, Cal Fire advised.As of 4:30 p.m., the crews had halted the spread of the fire and had the roughly 150-acre burn area about 30 percent contained.The fire was burning near the site of a blaze that blackened an estimated 365 acres two weeks ago, causing no reported structural damage or injuries. **SIGALERT** San Pasqual Vally Rd closed between Bandy Canyon and Weekend Villa for approx the next 4 hours. Please use alt routes and stay clear of the area due to fire. pic.twitter.com/DgEYGo3Nvm— San Diego Police Department (@SanDiegoPD) August 9, 2018 Dan Plante, KUSI Newsroom Updated: 6:54 PM August 9, 2018 Firefighters halt spread of Rangeland Fire near San Diego Zoo Safari Parkcenter_img 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN PASQUAL (KUSI) — A fast-moving wildfire threatened homes near Ramona Thursday afternoon while charring scores of open acres east of San Diego Zoo Safari Park.The blaze erupted for unknown reasons about 1 p.m. off the 18000 block of state Route 78, near Rangeland Road in northern San Diego, according to Cal Fire.In less than 90 minutes, the flames had spread to the east over about 150 hilly acres and were posing immediate hazards to houses in the rural area, the state agency reported. Posted: August 9, 2018 Dan Plante, KUSI Newsroom, Categories: Local San Diego News, Wildfires FacebookTwitterlast_img

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