Brush fire burns in Fallbrook

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SAN DIEGO — Firefighters battled a brush fire that threatened structures in Fallbrook Sunday afternoon.

The fire started near the 2000 block of Rainbow Glen Road and burned three acres by 2:45 p.m., Cal Fire officials said.

Officials said around 3 p.m. the fire was threatening structures in the area and was spreading at a moderate speed.

Shortly thereafter, the North County Fire Department said crews were making progress on the flames and that the fire’s forward spread had stopped.

Residents who evacuated earlier in the day were cleared to return to their homes by 4:45 p.m.

The fire was 100% contained around 7:30 p.m. with five acres burned.

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