Arson determined to be cause of San Diego Co fire
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
LOS COYOTES INDIAN RESERVATION, Calif. (AP) -- Investigators have determined that arson caused a wildfire that has burned more than 21 square miles in northeastern San Diego County.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced the cause in a statement Wednesday night, but said no further details would be released until the investigation was completed.
The week-old blaze is 65 percent contained after burning 14,100 acres on the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation and Anza Borrego Desert State Park. No homes are threatened.
More than 2,100 firefighters are on the scene.