UPDATE 1 – November 25, 2021 – Thursday – 1225 PT

SANTEE, CALIFORNIA — A brush fire has ignited near Ramsgate Way and Ramsgate Drive; on Hwy 52 x Riverford Road, in the eleven o’clock hour and has been really ramping up since it had been reported and setting fire watchers Social Media pages ablaze.

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Evacuations –> A warning has been issued for the Santee area near Hill Creek/Rams Gate. The San Diego County Sheriff is asking residents and visitors to evacuate through Jeremy Street to N. Magnolia (around the Hill Creek School).

Evacuation Center –> Pathways Church at 9638 Carlton Hills Blvd. (SD Sheriff/alertsd.org)

Resources Include –> Tankers 70, 71, AA310 (from Hemet airport), an Erickson S64 HT (out of SEE airport), 2 Copters and Tanker131 are assigned to this incident along with Fire personnel from Santee FD, CAL FIRE-San Diego, and law enforcement from the San Diego Sheriff’s Office. At 1148 PT, there were two additional engine strike teams requested.

Size Up–> Approximately 10 acres with active fire behavior with a moderate rate of spread. into the river bottom.

Hashtags –> #SanteeCAFire #MagnoliaFire #CAwildfires2021

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