By Gina Yarbrough
Oceanside, CA–Fire crews are battling a vegetation fire that broke out late Wednesday evening in the San Luis Rey riverbed north of State Route 76, authorities said.
The Oceanside Fire Department was dispatched around 10:34 p.m. to the blaze located between SR-76 between Lorretta and Interstate 5 highway.
Limited evacuations of several nearby homes have been conducted in the 600 block of San Luis Rey Drive, fire officials said in a news release.
Residents are urged to stay clear of the area until further notice.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.