WATCH: Harbison Fire Threatens Homes in Dehesa in East San Diego County, Now 100% Contained

Evacuation orders along Sycuan Oaks Drive were lifted at around 8 p.m.

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Harbison Fire Details as of 8:30 p.m.

  • Size: 37 acres, forward spread stopped
  • Containment: 100%
  • Structures Damaged: 2
  • Cause: Undetermined

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Firefighters have contained a grass fire, dubbed the Harbison Fire, that sparked Tuesday close to homes in Dehesa in East San Diego County.

The fire was reported at around 4:45 p.m. along Harbison Canyon Road on a hillside near residential lots. By 8:30 p.m., the fire was 100% contained, according to Cal Fire spokesperson Neil Czapinski.

San Diego County Sheriff's Department deputies evacuated residents along Sycuan Oaks Drive, but lifted the order at around 8 p.m. The fire also forced a brief closure of Harbison Canyon Road between Dehesa Road and Crest Boulevard, but the road was reopened by around 6:40 p.m.

Cal Fire expected crews to stay on the scene of the fire overnight. The cause has not been determined, according to Czapinski.

Czapinski said a civilian suffered a burm injury to their arm and a firefighter suffered a minor knee injury. Both were hospitalized.

Two structures were also damaged, Czapinski said.

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