There is a report of a new fire near Otay Mountain.
According to reports, the Winds in this area are currently gusting to around 30 MPH.
Firefighters are at the scene of the fire which is 10-acre vegetation on Otay Mountain, two of those acres are in the United States.
— Warning Watch | San Diego East County (@SD_Stuff) December 9, 2020
Cal Fire Fighters service were sent to support at about 2:30. A helitanker was called in due to the difficult networks of road in the area, but an hour later the agency reported that progress was being made in the area.
It is reported that another forest fire broke out in the Mexican city of Tekat, burning more than 7,000 hectares. Smoke billowed from the fire into the San Diego area, creating a fog overlooking downtown San Diego.
Forest fires broke out when the area was under a red flag warning due to Santa Ana conditions. Sp Sparks can quickly turn into a large fire in extreme winds.