Wild Fire Reported at Barret Junction

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Correction on acreage from CAL FIRE.

[correction]Due to an equipment error, fire incorrectly reported as being 27 ac, correct acreage is 6.

Final Update: CAL FIRE also confirms the cause of the fire was a motorcycle crash.

[update] IC reports forward rate of spread stopped. Fire mapped at 27 acres.

Update 15:40: Traffic is now one way between Barrett Lake and 94 and Summit Road and 94

July 3, 2016 (BARRETT JUNCTION, CA) CAL FIRE is reporting a 10 acre brush fire at Barrett Junction, east of Dulzura. The fire was first reported at 2 acres  at about one in the afternoon.

The California Highway Patrol per residents has closed Highway 94 east bound. CAL FIRE has asked that East Bound and West Bound 94 be closed at Barrett Lake.

We are monitoring communications. We know Air Attack units are on the task, as well as hand crews.

  1. CAL FIRE at scene of a 2 acre veg. fire; Hwy 94 just east of Barrett Lake Rd. PIO responding

Updating with road closures. They are at Barrett Lake and 94 and Summit Road and 94.

This is the latest update from CAL FIRE:

3m3 minutes agoCarlsbad, CA [update] Now reported 5-10 acres with no growth the past 30-45 minutes
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Courtesy CAL FIRE, Barrett Incident

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