Crews battling fire on grounds of Palomar College

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Crews battling #fire on grounds of Palomar #College | #ESC_LLC #School | Fire reportedly reached 30 acres as of 1:30 p.m. (

The fire was first reported around 1 p.m. and had reached 40 acres by 1:45 p.m., fire officials said. Within a half-hour, crews had held the flames to 40 acres, and quelled the threat to nearby structures.

Evacuation warnings were issued in the areas from Las Posas Road to the east of the campus, Twin Oaks Valley Road to the west, Mission Road to the north, and Borden Road to the south of campus.

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