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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Quick Look: 8 Southern California Wildfires Burning 10,000 Acres [MAPS UPDATED] #CaFire

OSCC GACC News and Notes 5/15/14 1000hrs


SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES 5/15-14 PERIMETER STREET MAP #2
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES 5/15-14 PERIMETER STREET MAP

LIST OF CURRENT LARGE WILDLAND FIRES

Poinsettia, CA-MVU-10165, Carlsbad, San Diego County, 
600 acres, 15% contained (other intel 400 acres 60% contained - editor)
Jurisdiction: LRA 

Fuels Heavy Brush

River Fire, CA-OCS-0758, Oceanside, San Diego County
100 acres, 30% contained
Jurisdiction: LRA
Moderate rate of spread.
Fire burning in 40’ canopy.
Freeway Fire, CA-MCP-1555, Naval Weapons Station, Fallbrook
60 acres, 75% contained
Jurisdiction: FRA (MCP)
Forward spread stopped.

Highway Fire, CA-MVU-10173, Deer Springs, San Diego County
500 acres, 40% contained
Jurisdiction: SRA
Slow rate of spread
Immediate structure threat

Co Cos Fire, CA-MVU-10174, Vegetation Fire, San Diego County
Jurisdiction: LRA / SRA 
700 acres, 0% Containment

Continued Structures threat
Evacuations in progress
Originated in LRA and moved to SRA
CalFire is in Unified Command with San Marcos Fire Dept. and North County Fire Dept.

Tomahawk Fire, CA-MCP-1554, Camp Pendleton, San Diego County
Type 2 IMT (Garwood) take command of fire at 05/14/2014 at 0600 hours
6000 acres 15% contained
Jurisdiction: FRA (MCP)
Keep fire within perimeter of NWS Fallbrook.

Bernardo Fire, CA-MVU-10055, San Diego County
1548 acres, 50% contained
Cal Fire is in Unified Command with San Diego City Fire Dept. and Rancho Santa Fe Fire District
Jurisdiction: SRARoad closures include: Aviara Parkway from Ambrosia Lane to El Camino Real, El Camino Real from Alga Road to Palomar Airport Road, Camino Vida Roble between Palomar Airport Road and El Camino Real, Poinsettia Lane from Black Rail Road to El Camino Real, Palomar Oaks Way, Cassia Road.

Miguelito Fire, CA-SBC-005573, Santa Barbara County
632 acres, 90% contained
Jurisdiction: LRA
Forward rate has stopped.
Cal Fire in Unified Command with Santa Barbara Co. Fire, Lompoc City Fire Dept., Santa Barbara County Sheriff, Lompoc City Police Dept.

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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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