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Gate, Monte Vista Unit, Cal Fire. Three miles northwest of Dulzura, CA. Brush and short grass. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering. Evacuations lifted. Area and trail closures in effect.

May 23, 2017 at 10:08 AM

No fire behavior observed
Continue demobilization of resources

May 22, 2017 at 6:05 PM

The Gate Fire remains at 2,056 acres and is now 95% contained. All evacuation orders and warnings have been lifted in the fire area.

May 22, 2017 at 7:12 AM

All evacuation orders and warning have been lifted in the fire area.

All Road Closures are lifted. Please drive with caution.

May 21, 2017 at 7:01 PM

Overnight temperatures and a rise in humidity allowed firefighters to make meaningful progress toward complete containment. Fire is primarily burning in grass with some sparse brush.

Otay Lakes Rd is open to all traffic. Road closures along Hwy 94 have been lifted in the area of the fire, please drive with caution.

May 21, 2017 at 8:28 AM

Evacuation order for Pio Pico remains in effect due to infrastructure damage at the campground.

Most residents have been relocated to the Red Cross evacuation center at Otay Ranch High School in Chula Vista.

Dulzura remains under an evacuation warning although residents that chose to evacuate were escorted back to their homes overnight.

Evacuated residents can go to San Diego Red Cross shelter at Otay Ranch High School, 1250 Olympic Parkway,CV, 91913

For pet care contact the San Diego Humane Society

May 20, 2017 at 9:05 PM

Per CAL FIRE San Diego: 1000 acres & 20% contained. Adjustments to road closures are being adjusted & will be updated at 10pm this evening.

May 20, 2017 at 6:28 PM

Pio Pico Campground on Otay Lakes had been evacuated to Eastlake Walmart parking lot in Chula Vista.

Dulzura is under an evacuation warning, the temporary evacuation point will be the Viejas Casino parking lot.

Otay Lakes Road at Wueste Road, Both directions of SR 94 closed from Honey Springs Road to SR-188

Threat to 500 KV power lines.

Federal ground and air resources committed.