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Smoke hangs over the San Luis Rey riverbed early this morning

San Luis Rey Riverbed Fire, San Marcos Road Closings

Photos: Steve Marcotte / OsideNews

Oceanside CA- The fire in the San Luis Rey Riverbed, east of College, continues to smolder but remains contained in the riverbed.
North River Road is open, as is the Transit Center at Vandegrift and North River Road in Oceanside. Check NCTD for updated bus schedules [Link]

Schools are closed throughout much of San Diego County including Oceanside. Palomar College is closed today. Air quality is poor and residents with breathing conditions are urged to take precautions against the smoky air.

Photos of the river valley this morning
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San Marcos Road Closings

Road closures have been issued for the following locations in San Marcos because of the Cocos Fire, according to the City of San Marcos. Due to these closures, morning traffic is expected to be congested. Residents and motorists are advised to avoid these roads and use alternate routes.

  • South Twin Oaks Valley Road at Hwy 78
  • Craven Road at Twin Oaks Valley Road
  • Village Drive at Twin Oaks Valley Road
  • San Elijo Road at Double Peak Road
  • Melrose Drive at Rancho Santa Fe Road
  • Melrose Drive at San Elijo Road
  • San Elijo Road at Rancho Santa Fe Road
  • Elfin Forest Road at Calistoga Way
  • Questhaven Road at City Limit
  • Coronado Hills Drive at Via Del Campo
  • Fallsview Road at San Elijo Road