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Friday, April 12, 2013

San Diego County: Multiple Brush Fires Westbound I-8 El Cajon #CaFire

Update: 1400hrs All Fires now out
Location: San Diego County Westbound Interstate 8 near the Severin Drive exit.
IA: 1300hrs - Four wildfires reported.

Resources: Heartland Fire & Rescue crews have responded to the scene.
Closures:  Westbound I-8 at Spring Street has been closed .
Evacuations: Grossmont High School to self-evacuated students and staff members directed to go to Harry Griffin Park.

Cause: Vehicle travelling while on fire.
Damage: No structural damage or injuries were reported.

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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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