Brush fire burns in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

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DESCANSO, Calif. — Firefighters Saturday were battling a small brush fire in the San Diego County mountains.

The fire was first reported about 1:30 p.m. near the Green Valley Area Campground, located off state Route 79 in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, according to Cal Fire officials.

Officials said that forward progress was stopped around 3:10 p.m. By shortly before 8 p.m., the fire had grown to eight acres and was 60 percent contained.

Crews were making progress on getting the blaze under control, but were expected to remain on-scene throughout the night.

Route 79 was not expected to be affected by the fire and remained open in the area, according to the California Highway Patrol.

No structures were threatened by the fire, and no information on the fire’s cause was immediately available.

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