Brush Fire In Mexico Crosses Into US

Brush Fire In Mexico Crosses Into US

13 July 2011

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Mexico / USA — San Diego-based fire crews were dispatched to help battle a brush fire that began in Mexico and crossed into the U.S.

The fire was reported shortly after 1:30 p.m. in an area east of the Tecate Port of Entry, according to Cal Fire.

Cal Fire said the fire crossed over to the U.S. side and burned roughly five acres. The fire has burned at least 200 acres on the Mexico side.

Engine crews and firefighting aircraft were dispatched to help knock down the fire on the U.S. side.

According to Cal Fire, as of 5:30 p.m., no structures on the U.S. side were threatened by the blaze.

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