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Friday, July 22, 2011

CA-MVU-EAGLE - Wildfire - 10500 acres 30% contained, 2 injuries

Eagle, CA-MVU-008019
UPDATE 7-24 0900: The Eagle Fire, which began Thursday night on the Los Coyote Indian Reservation in northeastern San Diego County, has now grown to 10500 acres 30% contained and two injuries have been reported, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection officials said Saturday.
UPDATE 7-24 0900: Eagle Camino San Ignacio X Eagle Nests Rd. 3 miles east of Warner Springs
(Los Coyotes Indian Reservation)
4000 acres, 30 % Contained SRA / BIA & State parks
80°, 24% RH, 3 mph, ESE
Fire making significant runs @ 0600 this morning.
Eagle Fire Incident Information: Jurisdiction: BIA and SRA

Date/Time Started: July 21, 2011 10:40 am
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE San Diego Unit
County: San Diego County
Location: Los Coyotes Indian Reservation, Warner Springs

North East portion of San Diego County
Acres Burned: 1,000 acres
Containment 1,000 acres -10% contained
Threatened: 2
Evacuations: Evacuated Residents from two cabins near the fire area.
Cause: Under Investigation
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, San Diego County Sheriffs Office, BIA, STATE PARKS
Total Fire Personnel: 236
Engines: 22
Fire crews: 10
Dozers: 3
Water tenders: 8
1000 acres 10%, medium to heavy fuels with oaks and pines crowning out.
Potential for 2,000+ acres
Moderate ROS No current threat to communities or Power lines
Fire is in a remote portion of San Diego County Mountains spreading east towards the desert floor.

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****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
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