Fire Sparks in San Marcos

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009  |  Updated 5:16 PM PDT
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Fire Sparks in San Marcos

Michelle Wayland

The fire started at about 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

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A fire broken out in San Marcos on Tuesday afternoon, threatening two structures.

The fire started at about 2 p.m and burned about 10 acres near North Twin Oaks Valley Road, just west of the Twin Oaks Golf Course.

A pair of structures were threatened by the flames, but fire crews managed to save both. By 5 p.m., the fire was 30 percent contained, thanks to the efforts of 78 firefighters, two helicopters and a pair of air tankers.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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