INTERACTIVE MAP: Lilac Fire rips through North San Diego County
Dec 08 2017 by Desiree Burns
The fire was first reported around 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7 near the rural community of Bonsall and has grown to 150 acres amid gusts of up to 35 miles per hour.
The California Highway Patrol closed down SR-76 from Gird Road to Old Highway 395 and blocked off the latter route between West Lilac Road and SR076, according to Cal Fire. Air and ground resources are assisting.
No injuries or structure damage has been reported.
Authorities cleared people out of communities near the fire. The nearby Sullivan Middle School and Bonsall High School have been evacuated, along with other nearby areas. Students are being evacuated to Fallbrook High School gymnasium at 2400 South Stage Coach Lane in Fallbrook.
Rep. John Lewis: Trump is an 'insult' to civil rights event
Rhodes, a prominent African American clergyman, tweeted Thursday morning that Lewis' "voice is needed here now more than ever". Saturday's opening of these two museums dedicated to that single goal is a fitting tribute to our state's 200th birthday.
Nets land Jahlil Okafor in stunning trade with 76ers
Okafor publicly requested a trade or buyout on November 1 and the team declined his $6.3 million team option. Booker, the 76ers' reward, was averaging just over 10 points and two assists in 18 games played this season.