August 12, 2012 (Julian ) – A brush fire southeast of Julian has burned 30 acres and is spreading at a moderate rate, according to Battalion Chief Nick Schuler with Cal Fire. No structures are currently threatened. View a map:,-116.476112


Today, 635 lightning strikes hit San Diego County during today’s thunderstorms in the mountain and desert areas.

Additional resources are being prepositioned in San Diego County should addition fires surface as a result of the numerous lightning strikes.

If you have information or photos on these or other fires, please contact and also please post the information in the comments section below to alert other readers as quickly as possible.


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the County Emergency website 

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Cal Fire San Diego Twitter feed:
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