CAMPO FIRE NOW 100 ACRES, SPREADING EAST

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Update 1:40 p.m.:  The Shockey Fire is now over 100 acres and spreading rapidly to the east, being driven by a southwest wind, Cal Fire’s Roxanne Provaznik reports.  The Incident Commander has requested 5 additional engines, 4 additional airtankers, 2 additional water tenders, and 1 additional bulldozer.  There are structures out ahead of the fire but they are not immediately threatened, per  Cal Fire.

September 23, 2012 (Campo) – Cal Fire and the San Diego County Fire Authority are on the scene of a 30-acre  brush fire off of Shockey Road near the Community of Campo (TB Map 1319 D2).  The fire was dispatched at 12:16 and the cause is under investigation, Cal Fire reports.

Currently there are 15 engines, 2 fire crews, 2 airtankers, 2 helicopters, 1 bulldozer, 1 water tender and 1 chief officer either on scene or responding. Cal Fire is being assisted by  San Diego Sheriff,  Reservation Fire Departments and U.S. Forest service.

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Comments

The winds kicked up and spread the fire.

Cal Fire initially said structures were not "immediately" threatened which didn't mean there couldn't be a threat later. That's what occurred unfortunately.

 

The homes that burned were on Tierra del Sol Road.