5/20/2017 07:26 PM PDT

Brush fire near Dulzura, voluntary evacuations

The following emergency message was sent to 77 contacts by the San Diego County Sheriff's Department on 05/20/2017 at 6:30 pm.  ?There is a fire in the area of Dulzura. The wind is blowing to the East and there is a concern that the fire may spread to your area.  You are being advised to be ready to evacuate if notified to do so.  You may evacuate now if you choose to do so.  The evacuation route is Highway 94 East to Buckman Springs North to Interstate 8 West.  Take interstate 8 West to East Willows Road.  Exit East Willows Road and turn right(north).  Continue West on East Willows Road to the Viejas Casino.  The Red Cross will have a temporary evacuation center located in the casino parking lot. This a fire warning only, not an evacuation order.

If you have an emergency call 9-1-1.  Monitor local television and radio stations, or call the San Diego County Information line by calling 2-1-1 for updated information.

For animal emergencies related to this fire please contact Animal Services Dispatch (619) 767-2675.