San Diego

Crews Have Lost Fire 100 Percent Contained Near Warner Springs: Cal Fire

The fire was held at 255 acres and crews had the fire 100 percent surrounded, Cal Fire officials said Wednesday

Cal Fire crews have contained a brush fire burning in steep, rocky terrain in rural San Diego County. 

The Lost Fire sparked Saturday approximately four miles north of Warner Springs. 

The fire was held at 255 acres and crews had the fire 100 percent surrounded as of Wednesday, Cal Fire officials said.

The fire, near the Indian Flats Campground, started near La Cruz and Lost Valley Road.  

Voluntary evacuation warnings, issued Saturday for the Chihuahua Valley area, north of Warner Springs, were lifted Sunday evening. 

The Lost Valley Boy Scout Camp and its 75 campers were moved out of the area by officials soon after the fire was reported. 

Boy Scouts of San Diego said they will welcome any scout troops affected by the fire to their camps. The Lost Valley Camp is owned and operated by the Boy Scouts of Orange County. 

The Indian Flats campground was also evacuated.

Highway 79 was closed at Indian Flats Road and also Chihuahua Valley Road and Puerta LaCruz Road. 

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