On Thursday, June 25, at 12:05 p.m., firefighters from the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District, with assistance from the Escondido Fire Department, responded to the report of a vehicle fire near the intersection of 6th Place and Upas Lane in the community of Del Dios.
Upon arrival, firefighters found a passenger van on fire with flames spreading to a nearby eucalyptus tree and vegetation. Firefighters made an aggressive attack on the fire and quickly stopped its forward progress. There was no immediate threat to any structures and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.