At 2201 hrs 10/06/2013, Escondido Fire units were dispatched to a Wildland fire in the area of Seven Oaks and El Norte Pkwy. The first fire units arrived on scene and found the fire to be about 1-2 acres on the hill side South of McLeod park. An Incident Command was set up and two Divisions were established with units also standing by at the Best Western Hotel incase fire brands started to impact the area. A second alarm was requested and responded to the incident with most units being assigned to the two divisions. Fire is under investigation by Escondido Fire Investigators.
For further information contact Battalion Chief Gary Correiar/ 760-839-6230