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Tecate

SAN DIEGO COUNTY DIGEST

August 03, 1986

A Tecate brush fire that began about 1,000 feet from the Mexican border Friday afternoon was contained Saturday morning after scorching nearly 400 acres.

There were no injuries reported or any structures threatened. It began about 4:20 p.m. Friday and was reported contained about 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

It took 140 firefighters from the California Department of Forestry and a water drop from a helicopter to contain the blaze, said Robert Vanderhyde, a Forestry Department spokesman.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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