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‘Border 9 Fire' Near Dulzura 100% Contained

A vegetation fire that sparked near Dulzura Thursday was 100-percent contained as of Friday night, Cal Fire San Diego said.

In a tweet Cal Fire reported the vegetation fire in Marron Valley Road and State Route 94 near Dulzura around 2:30 p.m. Officials reported the fire was at five acres around 3 p.m. 

Around 3:40 p.m. the fire was reported to be 20 acres, and by 4:20 p.m. it had grown to 30 acres. No structures are threatened.

Around 6:16 p.m. officials reported the fire to be 80 acres and 10 percent contained. By 7:30 p.m. Friday Cal Fire said the fire was 100 percent contained.

Cleveland National Forest is assisting fighting the fire with a helitanker, one engine, one water tender and a helicopter. 

Officials dubbed the fire as "Border 9 Fire." The vegetation fire is approximately 12 miles from Tecate, Mexico where firefighters are battling the "Border Fire" that sparked Wednesday.

No other information was available.

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