Brush Fire breaks out in Carlsbad lagoon
Photo by Ryan GrotheSD Sheriff Copter 10 making a drop on the Carlsbad lagoon fire.
Photo by Ryan GrotheCopter 10 landing to pick up the crew after the last drop
Photo by Ryan GrotheCrews from Carlsbad Fire getting the hot spots.
A brush fire was reported around 1 PM in the lagoon. The forward rate of spread was stopped at 10 acres. Ground crews from Carlsbad, Vista, Oceanside, Cal-fire and Encinitas assisted along with a helicopter from the San Diego County Sheriff's Department that made water drops. a 59 yr old man from Carlsbad threw a lighted object in the brush. The suspect, David Prosser was arrested for resisting law enforcement and arson.