Cal Fire

San Diego Firefighter Killed Battling Thomas Fire

A Cal Fire firefighter, based in San Diego, was killed Thursday on the lines of the Thomas Fire in Ventura County, the chief of Cal Fire announced. The firefighter was Cory Iverson, 32. His family has been notified. Iverson had been with Cal Fire since 2009. He leaves behind a 2-year-old daughter...
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Disaster In Our County: Lilac Fire Images

After igniting shortly after 11am on Thursday, December 7, the Lilac Fire in North County quickly grew to 2,500 acres by late in the afternoon. Below, just a few of the frightening images shared on social media throughout the day... Heartbreaking scene in Bonsall. Home on Redondo Rd destroyed...
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Lilac Fire Status and More - Fire Readiness Info

Lilac Fire update, 12/11 at 7am: The Lilac Fire began 12/7 at 11:15am at Interstate 15 and Highway 76. Current acreage is 4,100 with 80% containment. Full containment expected 12/21/17. 151 structures destroyed, 56 damaged. Mandatory evacuation order has been lifted, and residents may return to...
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#JenningsFire Spreads Quickly In East County

San Diego firefighters were in action quickly against a fast-moving brush fire that started near Old Highway 80 and Interstate 8 this afternoon. What became known as the Jennings Fire spread to over 100 acres just an hour after it was reported and resulted in the closure of Interstate 8 in both...
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