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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

CA-MVU-#Border2 Wildfire Otay Mountain - holding at 100 Acres, 80% #CaFire was #OtayIC


Update 1915: Border2 fire is holding at 100 acres 80% contained, No Structure Threat or Infrastructure threatened
Update 1745: The Border2 fire is now at 100 acres and fire spread has slowed. Crews are making good progress.
Update 1645: 50 acres, no structure threat. No Injuries, Copter 305 en route from Prado.
Update 1635: Border AA had ordered two additional AT's but they just got diverted to a new fire in Deer Springs. AA stated he still needed two additional AT's and two additional copters.
Update 1625:  Per AA fire started in Mexico, The fire ran up a drainage into the U.S. AA states the left flank is taking off and spotting.

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Location: Otay Mountain- Alta Road, Otay Mesa. San Diego County,  “Tin Can Canyon” Mexican / U.S. Border
GPS: 32.552705, -116.919020
Reported Date/time: 5-22-13 1549
IA: 6-7 acres MOS
ROS: Moderate 
ROC: AA 330 on scene stating 6-7 acres MOS. Potential for 300-400 acres; Grass and Light brush 
Structure Threats: No Structure Threat or Infrastructure threatened
Concerns: *
Resources: CALFIRE DPA, BLM - Full Response from MVU 17 fire engines, 6 fire crews, 4 airtankers, 2 helicopters
Aircraft: AA 330, Copter 305 
Cooperating Agencies: *
Weather Info: 68°, 56% RH, 13 mph, WSW 
Special Conditions: *
Other Comments: *
Radio Frequencies: CMD 2
Maps: *
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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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