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Crews Battling 5-Acre Fire, Half Mile from Dehesa Elementary School

Fire crews have stopped the spread of a five-acre brush fire burning a half mile west of Dehesa Elementary School, east of El Cajon. 

The fire broke out Sunday morning before noon near the 4600 block of Dehesa Road, near Sloane Canyon Road. The location is down the road from Sycuan Casino. 

Crews arrived on scene and knocked down the fire with a combination of fixed wing aircraft, a rotary wing aircraft and ground support. 

Dehesa Rd. was closed at Singing Hills on the west side and Sloan Canyon on the east side.

No structures were threatened. 

No further information is available. 

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