May 16, 9:00 am: Fires are currently occurring in north county regions of San Diego, outside of the city. We are monitoring the situation regarding the fires and will offer updates as necessary to provide an accurate and up-to-date overview for visitors to our region.
Except for occasional road detours in the immediate residential area near the fires, all main highways in San Diego including I-15, I-805, and I-5 are open. San Diego International Airport is open and operating normally.
Impact on visitors to San Diego is minimal. All of the region’s attractions, beaches and tourist offerings are open for business.
Poinsettia Fire – North County (Carlsbad area)
The fire is located in residential areas of the City of Carlsbad. LEGOLAND California is open. Other Carlsbad area resorts and tourist facilities are taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety of their guests but all are operating as normal. The fire is currently 85% contained.
Bernardo Fire – North County (Rancho Santa Fe area)
The area affected is in a residential area in the North County region, northeast of the city, near the community of Rancho Santa Fe. The fire is currently 90% contained.
Cocos Fire – North County (San Marcos area)
This fire is located in the rural, residential neighborhoods of San Marcos, San Elijo Hills, and the Elfin Forest. The fire is currently 5% contained.
The air quality south of Oceanside and throughout the City of San Diego is normal.
For the most up-to-date information, please visit: http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_current?pc=5&cp=0
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