Lightning Causes Small Fire in Rancho Santa Fe

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    Lightning caused a small vegetation fire inside a vacant lot in Rancho Santa Fe, Friday afternoon, according to fire officials.

    Officials with the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District reported the 20 by 20 foot fire in a lot near Paseo Delicias and the 7000 block of La Palma at about 4 p.m.

    No homes were damaged or threatened by the flames and the fire was put out shortly after it began, officials said.