Mid-year budget adjustments include funding for Palomar firefighters

The approval of County of San Diego mid-year budget adjustments included funding for fencing along the future San Luis Rey River Park trail and contracting for additional career firefighters for the Palomar Mountain and two other San Diego County Regional Fire Authority stations. The budget adjustments were approved on a 5-0 San Diego County Board […]

UPDATE: Cutca Fire on Palomar Mountain has consumed 167 acres; 75 percent contained; full containment expected tonight

UPDATE: Cutca Fire on Palomar Mountain has consumed 167 acres; 75 percent contained; full containment expected tonight

UPDATE: The following update was released today, Wed., July 29. PALOMAR MOUNTAIN – Federal firefighters are mopping up hotspots today from a wildfire that has charred nearly 170 acres in a remote area north of the Palomar Observatory. The Cutca Fire erupted in dry chapparel off Palomar Divide Road east of the Cutca Valley in the Cleveland National […]

Brush fire near Lake Henshaw halted at 25 acres; 75 percent contained; one home, three outbuildings destroyed

Brush fire near Lake Henshaw halted at 25 acres; 75 percent contained; one home, three outbuildings destroyed

  An update provided this morning, Friday, July 17, by Cal Fire states that a wildfire that blackened about 25 acres south of Lake Henshaw and destroyed a home and three outbuildings is now 75 percent contained. Authorities said the blaze erupted for unknown reasons in rugged terrain off state Route 76, near Morettis Junction in the Santa Ysabel […]