Brush Fire In Jamul Has Prompted Evacuations #SkylineFire

A brush fire was sparked in Jamul just after 12 p.m. which spread to roughly 20 acres in 40 minutes. Evacuation orders have broadened to the area along Skyline Truck Trail from the 15000 block to Twisted Oak Rd. Also included is the area on Wisecarver Truck Trail.

Update: at 7am on Friday CAL FIRE reported that the fire has not burned any additional acreage and is now 40% contained.

Update: at 6pm CAL FIRE announced that evacuation orders had been lifted and residents may return to their homes.

Update: at 4pm CAL FIRE announced that the Skyline Fire had burned 100 acres and was 10% contained.

Skyline Truck Trail between Lawson Valley Rd. and Honey Springs Rd. is now closed. A temporary evacuation point has been established at the Edwards Cinema on 2951 Jamacha Road in El Cajon.

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