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A Cal Fire engine. Photo credit: OnScene.TV

Firefighters were battling a brush fire that broke out in Lake Morena Monday.

Units were dispatched around 1:30 p.m. on Monday to reports of a fire in a rural camping and fishing area off the Cameron Truck Trail close to the Mexican border, according to Cal Fire officials.

“The blaze was stopped at 5.28 acres. Five abandoned buildings that were used for barns and stables were destroyed,” Cal Fire PIO Captain Brent Pascua told City News Service.

No evacuations or injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire was not immediately known.