Brush Fire Burning Near Fallbrook

Traffic is stalled on a section of Interstate 15

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    A plane makes an aerial drop near Interstate 15.

    A brush fire burning near Fallbrook stalled traffic on southbound Interstate 15 Monday.

    The incident happened around 10 a.m. near I-15 between Gopher Canyon Road and Deer Springs Road.

    More than 10 fire engines responded to the scene and aerial units were seen making fire retardant drops on the flames. A helicopter was also seen gathering water from a nearby golf course so it could make water drops.

    Firefighters surrounded the blaze at 12 acres. Three of the four southbound lanes on I-15 have since reopened.

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