Anza Borrego fire

BRUSH FIRE NEAR RANCHITA STOPPED

 

Update October 27, 2011 at 12:50 p.m. -- The fire's spread has been stopped at 15 acres or less, Cal-Fire spokesperson Roxanne Provaznik confirms.  "The Incident Commander has released  one strike team of engines, three water tenders, and all aerial firefighting equipment, except for one helicopter," she said. Firefighters will be committed for several more hours mopping up any remaining hot spots.


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MAJOR BRUSH FIRE ON HWY 79 IN ANZA BORREGO

 

July 21, 2011 (Anza Borrego) – A major brush fire has started near Highway 79 and S2 in an extremely remote area near a campground, Incident Page Network reported at 11:28 p.m. tonight. The blaze has swelled from 30 acres to 80 acres in just 20 minutes. It is burning in the Anza Borrego State Park.

 

Note corrected location:  An earlier release from IPN incorrectly listed the fire on Highway78 

Watch for details and updates.


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