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Fires Burn Near Julian

One fire is contained the other continues to burn.

According to CalFire , the San Felipe Fire is now 100% contained. The fire was first reported at 12:20 PM on Thursday the May 23  along San Felipe Road , north of Highway 78 , east of Julian. CalFire says 2,781 acres were burned prior to containment. 341 personnel were involved in battling the blaze with 5 minor injuries reported.

The second fire, The General Fire , was reported at 12:05 PM on Sunday. It is burning in ther Banner Springs Grade area south of Highway 78 , east of Highway 79 , southeaast of Julian. As of Monday morning , 850 acres are involved with 20% containment. The fire is reported to be burning east towards the desert. There are no structures threatened.