7/03/2014 12:20 PM PDT

Brush Fire Near Julian

CAL FIRE reports it is fighting a wildfire off Banner Grade burning towards the east end of Julian.  CAL FIRE says the fire is currently 35-40 acres with a moderate to rapid rate of spread. The fire is threatening homes in the Kentwood in the Pines 1 and Whispering Pines communities, but no structures have burned at this time, according to CAL FIRE. The San Diego County Sheriff?s Department has issued an evacuation order using AlertSanDiego to 512 contacts for Kentwood in the Pines 1 and Ramona Drive in Whispering Pines. Julian High School is the temporary evacuation point at 1656 Highway 78.

Visit www.SDCountyEmergency.com for updates or call 2-1-1 for more information.