10-Acre Brush Fire Burning in Fallbrook

A 10-acre brush fire is burning in the De Luz area of Fallbrook at Conquistador Road, Cal Fire confirmed. The fire, which is not currently threatening homes, started around 3 p.m. Tuesday.

In a tweet, North County Fire said as a precaution residents should be ready to evacuate if necessary.

The fire was moving north of Sandia Creek, but the forward rate of spread has been stopped.

Cal Fire reported at 5:22 p.m. Tuesday that the fire was 20 percent contained.

Approximately 150 firefighters were engaged with the fire at one time, Cal Fire said.

The fire was 75 percent contained by 7:25 a.m. Wednesday, according to Cal Fire.

The cause of the fire was a result of defensible space clearance activities, Cal Fire Captain Isaac Sanchez said.

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