Smoke from controlled burn may be visible near Otay Lakes

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JAMUL, Calif. – Plumes of smoke may be visible in the southern San Diego area Thursday as state and local firefighters conduct a roughly 70-acre controlled burn near the Otay Lakes, authorities advised.

The vegetation-management operation in Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve will begin about 8 a.m., officials said.

San Diego County crews will join state Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel and Cal Fire in the operation, according to Cal Fire.