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Grass fire near Grand Plaza contained at one acre

Post Date:09/18/2017 3:00 PM

At approximately 2:15 pm on Monday, Sept. 18, a 1-acre grass fire broke out at Las Posas Road and La Mirada Drive near Grand Plaza. With four units responding from San Marcos and Vista fire departments, crews contained the flames and halted forward progress by approximately 2:35 pm. No injuries have been reported.

No evacuations were issued and there were no threats to structures. The fire’s cause is currently under investigation.

This fire serves as a critical reminder of the importance of wildfire preparedness. All homeowners must maintain 150 feet of defensible space and residents should have an emergency plan in place. 

To learn more about emergency preparedness, visit

For media inquiries, please contact Communications Officer Sarah Macdonald at (760) 566-5812.

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