October 24, 2007

KPBS Reports:

  • The Witch [the one that was the threat to Solana Beach] Fire is still 196, 420 acres, but now 10% contained.
  • Suppression costs are at $2.3 million.
  • There have been 12 injuries to firefighters. There are 1, 841 firefighters assigned to this fire.
  • The fire will continue to move east threatening the communities of Julian and Pine Hills.
  • Fire has potential to move north and join with the Poomacha Fire. Fire spread to west and southwest is still a potential.
  • There have been 645 structures destroyed – 250 damaged. 100 commercial properties destroyed – 75 damaged. 50 outbuildings destroyed – 50 damaged.

Excellent maps and info on the San Deigo fires are available here:
KPBS map
Still I persist San Diego Fire Blog
Barboni San Diego Fire Blog

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