FIRES IN PEUTZ VALLEY AND EL CAPITAN AREAS

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version Share this

East County Wildfire & Emergency Alerts

 

Update November 1, 2018, 8 a.m. -- Cal Fire reports that there were six spot fires and forward spread is stopped on all of them.

Update 9:55 p.m.:  Two fires near El Capitan reservoir are burning; one south of the boat dock is "problematic" and incident commander has requested additional resources, per scanner traffic.

October 31, 2018 (San Diego's East County) -- Cal Fire is at the scene of the #PeutzFire that started near Peutz Valley Road in the Alpine area shortly before 9 p.m. reportedly about half an acre. 

Scanner traffic indicates crews have been battling multilpe small spot fires.

Crews had difficulty reaching flames near El Capitan reservoir due to a locked gate, Fox 5 reports.  Scanner traffic indicates the fire may be two acres.

Be vigilant and please report any suspicious activity to authorities.

Sign up to receive free East County Wildfire & Emergency Alerts via email at the top right side of our homepage and you can also receive a free weekly newsletter with top news and events in East County. You can also follow EastCountyAlert on Twitter for text alerts on your mobile phone. We recommend all of the above since you can't know what form of communication will work best in a major regional emergency.