9/23/2012 03:30 PM PDT
Sept. 23, 3:30 p.m.
On Sunday afternoon, the Sheriff?s Department sent a reverse 911 message to households in the area of Shockey Truck Trail and Tierra de Sol east of Campo advising residents to evacuate as a precaution because of a 300 acre brush fire in the area. The message, which went to 77 numbers, directed people to a temporary evacuation point at Mountain Empire High School, 3305 Buckman Springs Road. According to CAL FIRE, the fire started around noon and is burning rapidly to the east. Its cause is under investigation.