DE LUZ, Calif. — First responders were able to contain a brush fire Sunday that grew to 30 acres in North County, fire officials said.
The blaze, dubbed the Sandia Fire, occurred around 1:52 p.m. near Sandia Creek Road, located north of De Luz Road in De Luz, Cal Fire San Diego tweeted. The forward rate of spread has been stopped and the fire is 10% contained.
Firefighters used retardant to hold the fire as they worked to fully extinguish the flames.
An evacuation notice was issued earlier in the day but has since been lifted, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. Road closures will remain in effect for non-residents.
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