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Wildfire Burns Near Julian

San Diego County Firefighters are battling a wildfire on the Banner Grade near Julian.

The fire was reported at about 11:00 this morning and quickly grew to over 200 acres. Cal Fire reports that an estimated 200 structures are threatened. Evacuations have been ordered for Whispering Pines and Kentwood.  State Route 78 at Manzanita Drive has been closed and vehicles are being kept off the Banner Grade.