Cal Fire works on North County vegetation fire

SAN DIEGO – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and firefighters from the North County Fire Protection District are working to contain a vegetation fire in North County, officials said.

according to a North County Fire Department tweetThe incident began around 6:39 p.m. near Interstate 15 and Old Highway 395. Cal Fire San Diego Capt. Neil Czapinski told FOX 5 the fire started with a vehicle rollover in the Deer neighborhood. San Diego Springs.

The sole occupant of the vehicle was taken to hospital and his condition is unknown at this time.

“Smoke may be visible, but there is no fire threat to our district,” North County Fire said. he tweeted on Saturday night.

As of 7:35 p.m., officials closed two northbound lanes on the I-15 lanes and alerted the public to “expect delays.”

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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