Brush Fire Near Border Scorches 30 Acres
July 8th 2012 · 11 Comments
Fire Occurred In Remote Area Near Otay Mesa Called Tin Can Canyon
The fire broke out about 8:20 p.m. Saturday in an inaccessible area near Otay Mesa called Tin Can Canyon, and crews monitored the blaze throughout the night, Cal Fire said.
The fire’s forward spread was stopped and the blaze was being held to 25 acres in the United States and five acres in Mexico, said Capt. Mike Mohler of Cal Fire.Mohler said hand crews and engines were working to control the blaze and would likely remain there the remainder of the day.No structures were threatened and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire remained under investigation, Mohler said.
Copyright 2012 by City News Service. All rights reserved.
A version of this column originally appeared in www.10news.com.
Incoming search terms:
- Mexican Border Incidents
- border crossing mexico desert
- Meican border crossings
Tags: Acres, Acres A brush fire, area, Blaze, Border Scorches, brush, Brush Fire, Cal, Cal Fire, Capt, City News Service, Fire Investigation, Five Acres, Inaccessible Area, Mexico Border, Mike Mohler, Otay Mesa, Remainder, San Diego, Scorches, Tin, United States