(Full containment is within sight)….Cal Fire updated the Chariot fire Friday morning.
They said the fire in East San Diego County Mountains was now 90% contained. Officials predicted full containment by Friday night. Fire crews were able to stop the spread of the fire at 7,055 acres. The blaze destroyed 149 structures and damaged 9 others. There were 10 minor injuries. Cal Fire says Sunrise Highway remains closed. There are still 1, 612 fire personnel on scene, many will remain to check for hot spots once full containment is reached. The fire started last Saturday afternoon. The cause is still under investigation.