Cal Fire stops 4-acre fire in Ramona


SAN DIEGO — Firefighters quickly got control of a wildfire in Ramona on Monday that was sparked by a grinder, according to firefighters.

The fire was initially burning two acres near Fernbrook Drive and Mussey Grade Road. Cal Fire reported heavy fuel and an immediate structure threat in the area.

SkyFOX video showed multiple aircraft dumping fire retardant on the flames.

Cal Fire said in a 1:30 p.m. update that the fire was stopped at four acres and the threat to a nearby structure was mitigated.

The person responsible for the sparks that caused the fire was cooperating with law enforcement.

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