Brushfire breaks out in De Luz

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CalFire Riverside County Fire Department
DE LUZ (CNS) - A wildfire that erupted Thursday, Aug. 20 west of Temecula charred roughly 50 acres and moved into San Diego County, where it was stopped. The non-injury ``Volcano Fire'' was reported at 11:20 a.m. in the area of Via Volcano and Los Gatos Road, in the unincorporated community of De Luz, where houses are spread out on large lots along hillsides. By noon, the brusher was burning on the boundary separating Riverside and San Diego counties, and an hour later, the head of the fire was established inside northern San Diego County, where the flames slowed under repeated water and fire retardant drops by five Cal Fire air tankers and three water-dropping helicopters. The aircraft reached the brusher about 11:45 a.m., and they were the only firefighting equipment in action until 2
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