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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Quick Look: 9 Southern California Wildfires 11,000+ Acres [MAP] #CaFire

Quick Look: 9 Southern California Wildfires Burning 10,000 Acres  #CaFire
OSCC GACC News and Notes 5/15/14 1730hrs
Southern California Wildfires 5-15-14
Pulgas CA-MCP-, Vegetation Fire, San Diego County
Jurisdiction: FRA (MCP)
500 Acres, 0% contained
Moderate to Dangerous rate of spread
Medium to Heavy Brush
Structure Threat to Camp Pendelton Fire station #6

Co Cos Fire CA-MVU-10174, Vegetation Fire, San Diego County
Jurisdiction: LRA / SRA
1000 acres, 0% Containment
Continued Structures threat
Evacuations in progress and expanding.
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 20% contained
Jurisdiction: FRA (MCP)

Poinsettia CA-MVU-10165, Carlsbad, San Diego County,
600 acres, 15% contained
Jurisdiction: LRA
Fuels Heavy Brush
Forward rate stopped.

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

River Fire CA-OCS-0758, Oceanside, San Diego County
105 acres, 30% contained
Jurisdiction: LRA
Slow rate of spread.

Freeway Fire, CA-MCP-1555, Naval Weapons Station, Fallbrook
60 acres, 75% contained
Jurisdiction: FRA (MCP)
Forward spread stopped. 

Bernardo Fire CA-MVU-10055, San Diego County
1548 acres, 75% contained
Cal Fire is in Unified Command with San Diego City Fire Dept. and Rancho Santa Fe Fire District
Jurisdiction: SRA
Mop up of interior smokes and hot spots in the NW fire area. Completion of Fire Suppression Repair and Rehab.
Threat to the communities of Rancho Santa Fe and Fairbanks Ranch.

Miguelito Fire CA-SBC-005573, Santa Barbara County
632 acres, 100% 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.
Anticipate full containment within 24 hours.

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