FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Ken Slaven, Battalion Chief at 760-520-5376
On Thursday, July 25, 2013 Escondido Fire Department units assisted Rancho Santa Fe, CAL Fire and San Marcos fire units battling a vegetation fire which threatened homes near Lake Hodges. Helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft helped to contain the fire until the units on the ground were able to extinguish it. No homes were damaged, and the fire was held to about ten acres. The cause of the fire is under investigation.