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Monday, May 19, 2014

Quick Look: Large Southern California Wildfires(4) 23,676 total acres to date, 88% #CaFire

Southern California Large Wildfires

LARGE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES EVENING 5-19-14

Basilone Complex Fires CA-MCP-001363;Tomahawk, Pulgas and Combat incidents. Incident managed as a complex as of 0600 05/17 by Federal Type 2 IMT Garwood. 21,240 total acres to date, 88% contained.

Tomahawk Fire CA-MCP-001554; Vegetation Fire, San Diego County, Update 1430hrs: 5,367 acres, 100% contained. Fire lines are cold. Remains in patrol status.
Location: Naval Weapons Station, Fallbrook, San Diego County
Jurisdiction: FRA (MCP).

 Pulgas Fire CA-MCP-001556; Vegetation Fire, San Diego County,
Update 1430hrs: 14,416 Acres, 87% contained
Crews continue to mop up to achieve 300 feet where safe to do so.
Location: NB I-5 at Las Pulgas Rd., Oceanside, San Diego County
Jurisdiction: FRA (MCP)

Combat Fire CA-MCP-001589; Vegetation Fire, San Diego County,
Update 1430hrs: 1,457 Acres, 99% contained.Completed handlines around the perimeter with exception of the perimeter that is around the impact area. Fire is in patrol status.
Location: Telaga Ridge, MCB Camp Pendleton, San Diego County
Jurisdiction: FRA (MCP)

 
San Diego Complex Fire CA-MVU-010242; Cocos and Highway incidents
Cal Fire IMT – 4 is in Unified Command with San Marcos Fire Dept., Escondido Fire Dept., and Elfin Forest / Harmony Grove Fire Departments
Update 1430hrs: 2,436 acres, 89%  contained

Cocos Fire, CA-MVU-010212; Vegetation Fire, San Diego County,
Update 1430hrs: 1,995 acres, 87% Containment
Reinforce perimeter control lines, mop up and fire suppression repair.
Location: Twin Oaks Valley Road x Craven, San Marcos, San Diego County.
Jurisdiction: LRA / SRA

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