Firefighters have stopped the forward progress of a 25-acre brush fire burning near the San Diego and Orange County border, Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) officials said.
A plume of thick, heavy smoke above North County could be seen for miles Wednesday afternoon.
The fire broke out at the end of Avenida Pico in San Clemente, near a complex of homes by the County border. The flames are burning away from nearby homes, OCFA officials said.
At 3 p.m., the more than 75 firefighters at the scene stopped the forward progression of the fire. They continue to work on putting it out.
San Clemente- OCFA, Camp Pendleton on scene of 5 acre brush fire at the end of Pico. Aircraft enroute. pic.twitter.com/vY8FRH76wB— OCFA PIO (@OCFA_PIO) July 5, 2017
Two helicopters and two air tankers are making water drops as well.
No other information was available.
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