6/21/2016 01:30 PM PDT
Border Fire Update - Moving north/northeast, 800 structures threatened
CAL FIRE reported that the Border Fire continues to move to the north and northeast threatening portions of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, which has now been closed, and surrounding communities in southeastern San Diego County. Firefighters will continue to slow the growth of the fire, eventually stopping the spread of the fire.
CAL FIRE said in its latest update that 800 structures are threatened and four outbuildings have been destroyed. The fire?s acreage still stands at 7,500, with 5 percent containment.
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