Brushfire in remote part of San Diego County burns 200 acres
A brushfire in a remote part of southeastern San Diego County has burned more than 200 acres, although no structures are threatened, fire officials said Thursday afternoon.
The fire was reported about 1 p.m. between Campo and Potrero, a rugged area thick with tall brush. Dozens of firefighters, aided by water-dropping helicopters and fixed-wing craft, were fighting the blaze.
Dubbed the Cowboy fire, the blaze is near the Pacific Crest Trail which begins near the U.S.-Mexico border.
--Tony Perry in San Diego