East County fire

SEE SMOKE? CONTROLLED BURN TODAY NEAR LAKE MORENA

 

East County Alert

February 17, 2016 (Lake Morena)--CAL FIRE and San Diego County Fire will be conducting a controlled burn today, Wednesday, February 17, 2016  near Lake Morena beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m.

Smoke may be visible throughout areas of the County. 


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LIGHTNING IGNITES SEVERAL FIRES IN EAST COUNTY; WARNER SPRINGS FIRE NOW 150 ACRES

 

Update October 1:  The Chihuahua Fire in Warner Springs was 50% contained as of 9 a.m. October 1. Cal-Fire has estimated the total acreage downward to 40 acres (from 100 acres estimated yesterday).  The Border Fire is 100% contained.

 


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50-75 ACRE WILDFIRE BURNING IN DULZURA

 

June 5, 2011 (Dulzura) – A 50-75 acre wildfire is burning in the rural Bee Canyon area late this afternoon.

“It’s holding at a ridge line right now,” Cal-Fire spokesman Mike Mohler informed ECM at 5:30 p.m. “No homes have been damaged or destroyed and there are no evacuations.”

 

Marron Valley Road is closed at the gun range and Border Patrol is turning back traffic, a reader has informed ECM.


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CONTROLLED BURNS IN EAST COUNTY

May 21, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) – If you see smoke, don't panic!  Heartland Fire is conducting controlled burns today in East County.


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CONTROLLED BURN NEAR PINE VALLEY NOV. 9-10

 

November 8, 2010 (Pine Valley) – Cal-Fire will be burning brush piles on the Corte Madera Ranch south of Pine Valley during the next two days. Smoke will be visible from through the eastern portions of San Diego County. Weather permitting, the burns will begin around 10 a.m. and should be completed by 2 p.m. both days as part of an ongoing vegetation management plan, said Nick Schuler, Cal-Fire battalion chief.


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