Crews continued to make progress on Lilac Fire throughout Sunday as containment held steady at 60 percent. The fire has burned 4,100 acres in northern San Diego County.
By 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon, all evacuation orders had been lifted. Old Highway 395, which had been closed in both directions between West Lilac Road and Highway 76, was reopened.
The following areas will remain closed to everyone except residents, and they must show identification to get in the area:
- Rancho Monserate Country Club, 4650 Dulin Rd., Fallbrook
- The area between 5200 Olive Hill Rd. and 5800 Olive Hill Rd., Fallbrook
The Lilac Fire ignited on Thursday morning around 11 a.m. near the interchange between Interstate 15 and Highway 76.
The Lilac Fire destroyed 182 structures and damaged another 23. It also killed 30 to 40 horses at San Luis Rey Downs, when flames tore through their barns.
At one point, 1,500 homes were evacuated.