183-acre Bunnie Fire prompts evacuations outside of San Diego

A fire broke out on the outskirts of San Diego on Wednesday, leading to evacuation orders and road closures. The fire started before noon near Chuck Wagon Road, located outside of Ramona, California in the hills northeast of San Diego.

Named the Bunnie Fire, the blaze has quickly grown to at least 183 acres and is spreading at a dangerous rate, according to officials. A temporary evacuation point has been set up at Olive Pierce Middle School. NBC San Diego reports that one structure is currently under threat from the fire.

Efforts to control the fire are underway, with ground crews working to extinguish the flames while aircraft drop water and retardant from above. The fire is occurring in hilly and dry terrain. The Ramona Municipal Water District has set up a temporary staging area for horses and other livestock in the arena and parking lot at the Ramona Rodeo Ground.

On Wednesday, temperatures reached up to 80 degrees, accompanied by winds of approximately 15 mph. Aerial photos captured a large plume of grey smoke rising above the fire.

This is a developing story, and further updates will be provided as new information becomes available.

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