So thankful a community member called it in. European tourists lit a large bonfire at the top of Snyder trail, where the big dead pine tree was. They made a ring, six feet around, flames were 7-8' spewing embers into the pine trees to the south. We put out what we could with a fire extinguisher and a hoe. San Marcos Pass VFD came with water and was able to extinguish the rest of it. We are so thankful for them!!! Engine 13 showed up and help dig out and extinguish it. The two guys were traveling across the country. Had no problem with their giant fires in Arizona.... Fire is out. At the end, they were very apologetic, had no idea there was a big fire here, came up E. Camino Cielo. They'll be taking a tour down on their way to LA tomorrow.
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