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SoCal Fire News Live Thread 10/27 - News updates/pics only!
My personal list of news and info on the California firestorms | 10/27/2003 | ladypixel

Posted on 10/27/2003 6:23:56 PM PST by Ladypixel

Current Fires Active list for California, 6:19pm 10/27/03

(Updates welcome. Freepmail me or post 'em. I need all the help maintaining this list that I can get! Please, let's not discuss theories of how the fires started, or political debates of who should or should not be there... let's keep this thread as a fire-news only thread. Thank you!)

Most recent total update: 1,100 homes lost in the southland. 325,000 acres burned. 30,000 homes still threatened by the fire.

The list:

Hemet fire, Riverside county. As of last heard report, 6500 acres burned. May have joined with the Mountain fire (see below).

Simi Valley fire, Ventura county/northern Los Angeles county - Combined with original Val Verde/Santa Clarita fire. 120,000 acres. Six homes destroyed, eight damaged. Containment: 0 percent. Start: Oct. 25. Firefighters trying to save Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Voluntary evacuations for Moorpark. Personnel: 599 firefighters. Cause: Arson. People in Box Canyon, Woolsey Canyon, Twin Lakes, Iverson Ranch, and other nearby regions have been evacuated. Evacuated region is north of Santa Suzanna Pass. Fire currently closest to Indian Oaks mobile home park.

Piru fire, Ventura county - 5,500 acres. Containment: 85 percent. Start: Oct. 23, west of Lake Piru in Ventura County. The fire in Los Padres National Forest is threatening the Sespe Wilderness and Sespe Condor sanctuary. There are no condors currently in the refuge. Voluntary evacuations in Piru and parts of Fillmore. Personnel: 780 firefighters. Cause: Under investigation.

Grand Prix fire, San Bernardino & Los Angeles counties - 40 mile fireline from LA to San Bernardino county (includes Old Waterman fire and Crestline fire) - Fire line is 40 miles long including the Old Waterman fire. 35,000 acres. 62 homes destroyed. Containment: 23 percent. Mandantory evacuations in Lytle Creek, Mt. Baldy, Rialto, and parts of Claremont, Upland, and other foothill communities of the San Gabriel Mtns. Personnel: 2,427 firefighters. Fire started on Foxborough Drive in the city of Fontana. Cause: Arson. Fire considered 100 percent contained in western region reaching from La Verne, CA to Rancho Cucamonga, CA. (Yay!)

Old Waterman fire, San Bernardino county - Size: 15,000 acres. 300 homes and ten commercial buildings destroyed. Deaths: 2. Containment: 5 percent. Start: Oct. 25 near San Bernardino National Forest. Evacuations in foothill areas of San Bernardino and mountain communities, including Crestline and Lake Arrowhead. Personnel: 917 firefighters. Cause: Arson.

Crestline fire, San Bernardino county - Burning next to Crestline and Lake Arrowhead currently, with evacuations in Big Bear, Running Springs, Blue Jay, and other close areas. Acreage unknown. Grand Prix fire is burning up the mountain to join with it, slowly but surely. Approx. 30 structures in Crestline burned. Mandantory evacuations in Lake Arrowhead, Rim Forest, Sky Forest, Running Springs, Arrowbear, Blue Jay, Crestline, Green Valley Springs, and Big Bear. Hospital in Lake Arrowhead has been evacuated as per NBC4 broadcast; patients have been taken to hospitals in Hesperia and other high-desert cities.

Valley Center fire, San Diego county - See Paradise Fire

San Clemente/Camp Pendleton fire, San Diego county - Freeper reports that it was just south of San Onofre power plant, a couple miles inland from the 5 freeway. Size: 4,800 acres. Containment: 75 percent. No structures burned, although the fire threatened homes in nearby De Luz. Started Oct. 21st on the base north of San Diego. Key facts: Authorities are downplaying early reports that fire was ignited by live ammo exercises on the base. Personnel: 1,000 firefighters. Cause: Under investigation.

Mountain fire, Riverside county - Now combo fire, including Rancho California fire: 6,000 acres. Six structures destroyed. Containment: 60 percent. Some burn injuries reported. Evacuations ordered for homes near Lake Skinner. Two civillian injuries. Personnel: 250 firefighters. Cause: Under investigation.

Riverside fire, Riverside county - Fire was located at last report (2:42pm) at Limonite Av/northbound I-15. Brush fire, no visibility on freeway at report time.

Malibu fire, Los Angeles/Ventura county region - FIRE OUT as of 10/26/03! Hooray!

Otay Lakes fire, San Diego county. Still active. Last update as of 3:56pm; location of fire was Otay Lakes Rd. at Wueste Rd. Closure on Otay Lakes Rd. at the 94. Fire jumped to northbound side of Procter Vally at Otay Lakes Rd. No other info available.

Cedar fire, San Diego county. Structures burned: 100 homes in Ramona, 150 in Scripps Ranch, 10 in Tierrasanta, 8 in Santee, 50-100 structures in Crest (east of El Cajon), many other structures. Deaths: 9. Injured: 2 firefighters, several civilians. Started Oct. 25 in eastern San Diego County, between Julian and Ramona. 200,000 acres burned. Personnel: More than 800 firefighters. Containment: 0 percent. Extends to Scripps Ranch, Poway, Miramar Marine Corps Air Station, portions of Santee, Lakeside, Ramona, El Cajon, San Carlos, Alpine, and Blossom Valley. Air traffic nationwide was disrupted when this fire forced the evacuation of a FAA control center at Miramar. Cause: Authorities believe a hunter set a signal fire when he got lost.

Dulzura fire, San Diego county - Also known as the Mine fire. 15,000 acres. Containment: 0 percent. Personnel: 300 firefighters. Started Oct. 26 in southern San Diego county. Fire crossed the border into Mexico, but no structures were threatened in Tijuana. Cause: Under investigation.

Paradise fire, San Diego county. Also known as Escondido fire. 15,000 acres. 57 homes and 103 outbuildings burned (no homes in Escondido area were lost), two deaths. Containment: 0 percent. Started Oct. 26 in Valley Center area near Interstate 15. Valley View Casino evacuated. Personnel: More than 500+ firefighters. Cause: Under investigation.

Poway fire: See Cedar fire.

Ramona fire: See Cedar fire.

DePortola (Temecula) fire, Riverside county (may be San Diego county?) - Started 2:16pm 10/27/03 near the I-15 & Hwy 76. Small brush fire. May be out.

Norco? fire, Los Angeles county - Started approx 2:58 pm, fire beneath the 71 freeway, 2 suspects with a red cass can seen running towards the local humane society. No additional details since 3:12pm. Fire estimated to be at SR71 just north of Mission Blvd. (May have to go personally check this one out.)

San Luis Obispo fire, county unknown - Reported at 9:03am. As of report at 1:03pm, fire was burning towards Resevoir Canyon in a SE direction. Fire near the 101 freeway; as per 3:04pm report, traffic delays up to 45 minutes due to fire.

Yucaipa fire, Riverside/San Bernardino county - Reported to be near state route 38 and Bryant. No other info available.

Antelope Valley fire, county unknown - Not much info on this fire, except a location (as of 3:46pm) of Avenue J at 90th St. East.

Long Beach fire, Los Angeles county - Not much info on this fire except location of 5602 N. Long Beach Blvd; may be a building fire in-city and not a wildfire.

Convoy fire, San Diego county - Reported start at 3:29pm, location westbound 52 at Convoy. Small brush fire. No other info available.

Redding fire, San Bernardino county - Reported as of 5:52pm, location Dersch Rd. at Parkville Rd in Redding. No additional info available.

Point Reyes fire (Northern California) - Reported as of 3:46pm. A ditch was on fire along Petaluma Rd. at Nicasio Valley Rd. 1 lane of traffic shut down. No further information available.

OTHER: Reports of a P2V Firefighting plane, crashed 7.4 miles SSW of Big Bear Dam. Supposedly ignited a fire, no survivors expected. Crash was described as in "pieces".

JUST IN: Report of a transformer fire in San Bernardino, location Alto Dr. at Mesa Ct. No further info avail.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: california; cedarfire; crestline; fire; lakearrowhead; losangeles; poway; riverside; sanbernardino; sandiego; scrippsfire; simivalley; wildfires
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Again, let's keep this as a fire-news only thread, pretty please? Much as I understand the discussion, I'm more interested on what's actually happening, rather than theories of what should or could be happening. Thanks!
1 posted on 10/27/2003 6:23:56 PM PST by Ladypixel
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To: Ladypixel
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1008708/posts
2 posted on 10/27/2003 6:25:31 PM PST by Unknown Freeper
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To: Unknown Freeper
Yeah, but the last six hundred posts on that thread haven't had news; they've had debates of whether Bush and Schwarzenegger should or should not be at the fire zones, or complaints about Gray Davis.

It's no longer a news thread... therefore, I started a news thread.
3 posted on 10/27/2003 6:27:49 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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Fire has jumped Hwy 18 in Lake Arrowhead. Reports of homes burning.
4 posted on 10/27/2003 6:31:48 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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Report of a fire in the Riverside area at 7251 Jurupa Road. Field on fire at 6:31pm. No further info avail.

Report of a fire starting at Interstate 5 at Tuxford near the onramp, just north of Penrose St. Report as of 6:29pm. No further info avail.
5 posted on 10/27/2003 6:36:50 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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To: Ladypixel
Deadly Calif. Fires Threaten 30,000 Homes

Oct 27, 5:31 PM (ET)

By SETH HETTENA

(AP) Ken Hunt, from the Camp Pendleton Fire Department, battles a wildfire while trying to save homes in...
Full Image

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Ash fell on the beach like snow and drivers turned on their headlights in the smoky daytime streets Monday as wildfires that have reduced entire neighborhoods to moonscapes skipped through the hills of Southern California and threatened 30,000 more homes.

California's deadliest outbreak of fires in more than a decade has destroyed at least 1,100 homes, killed at least 13 people and consumed more than 400,000 acres stretching from the Mexican border to the suburbs northeast of Los Angeles.

The dry, hot Santa Ana winds that have fanned the flames began to ease Monday, raising hopes that overwhelmed firefighters could make progress with the help of reinforcements on their way from other Western states. But the danger was still high. . . . .

This is an exerpt from the artical as found here: 

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20031027/D7UEPPA80.html

 

 

 

6 posted on 10/27/2003 6:45:29 PM PST by tomball
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To: Ladypixel
Over 1,000 Homes, 425,000 Acres Burned. This was due to arson and therefore is terrorism.
7 posted on 10/27/2003 6:46:42 PM PST by ex-Texan (My tag line is broken !)
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Comment #8 Removed by Moderator

KABC reports tens of thousands of SoCal customers without power, with no end in sight, related to wildfire damage.

All San Bernardino Unified School District schools closed tomorrow. Cal State University Northridge cancelling tonight's evening classes due to the Simi Valley fire.
9 posted on 10/27/2003 6:49:53 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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To: Battle Axe
Satellite photos available of SoCal region at NOAA website. Don't believe they're realtime, but there's recent images available.
10 posted on 10/27/2003 6:51:37 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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Inland Communications Center

Incident: 1570 Type: Report of Fire
Location: INLAND
Zoom Map: 575 1H Info as of: 10/27/2003 6:47:17 PM

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
6:44PM - 330 HAS WIRES DOWN ACROSS IT AND ALSO A BULL DOZER PUSHING DIRT ACROSS THE RDWY

RESPONDING OFFICERS STATUS
6:44PM - CHP Unit On Scene
6:45PM - CHP Unit On Scene
6:46PM - CHP Unit Enroute
11 posted on 10/27/2003 6:55:37 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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Border Communications Center


Incident: 0014 Type: Structure or Grass Fire
Location: ALPINE
Zoom Map: Click Here
Info as of: 10/27/2003 6:55:24 PM

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
6:52PM - PER SDSO FROM VIEWPOINT TO JAPATUAL FIRE IS APPROACHING FWY
12 posted on 10/27/2003 7:00:57 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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To: Ladypixel
And maps too.

Wetting this thead to find my way back.
13 posted on 10/27/2003 7:01:51 PM PST by oceanperch
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NOAA satellite maps, realtime, available at this site. You can specify the area of SoCal that you wish to look at once the page has loaded. Maps show current hotspots and smoke paths.
14 posted on 10/27/2003 7:02:32 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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To: Ladypixel
Where are the homes burning in Lake Arrowhead?
15 posted on 10/27/2003 7:02:32 PM PST by sf4dubya
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To: Ladypixel
Tonight on KUSI - the weather guy said the Santa Ana winds have all but gone. The winds are very calm. We still have fires at Alpine and Otay Mesa. But .. with the humidity imporving and the winds calming down, this should improve very quickly.

There will be a small resurgence in the morning from the northeast, but early in the day the winds will shift to ONSHORE - blowing the smoky haze to the east toward Arizona by early afternoon.
16 posted on 10/27/2003 7:03:31 PM PST by CyberAnt
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To: sf4dubya
To the best of my knowledge, they're burning on the western edge of Lake Arrowhead. However, I'm waiting for a current report as to what addresses.
17 posted on 10/27/2003 7:03:41 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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To: ex-Texan
This was due to arson and therefore is terrorism.

Does such hyperbole make you feel kewl or something?
18 posted on 10/27/2003 7:05:32 PM PST by gcruse (http://gcruse.typepad.com/)
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Incident: 0004 Type: Media Information
Location: FIRE CLOSURE INFO
Zoom Map: Click Here
Info as of: 10/27/2003 6:58:37 PM

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
6:48PM -
6:48PM - OLD JULIAN HWY IS NOW OPEN
6:46PM -
6:46PM - OLD JULIAN AT VISTA RAMONA IS NOW OPEN
6:34PM -
6:34PM - SAN VICENTE AT WARNOCK IS NOW OPEN
6:18PM -
6:18PM - *** THERE IS NO ACCESS TO CREST AT THIS TIME ****
5:53PM -
5:53PM - PINE VALLEY AND SUNRISE HWY ON-RAMPS TO I-8 ARE NOW OPEN
19 posted on 10/27/2003 7:05:35 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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To: Ladypixel
Keep in mind the western side of the lake is Blue Jay -- and the fire would have had to cross over rt 189 in order to get there.

Maybe Crest Park or Skyforest (southern edge of the lake)?
20 posted on 10/27/2003 7:06:10 PM PST by sf4dubya
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To: sf4dubya
Could be the southwestern side, then; I haven't heard any reports as to Blue Jay recently. Admittedly, I'm trying to keep track of all the fires as best as I can, so I'm constantly searching for updated info.
21 posted on 10/27/2003 7:08:55 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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To: Ladypixel
Fire has jumped Hwy 18 in Lake Arrowhead. Reports of homes burning.

Terrible, terrible news.

22 posted on 10/27/2003 7:11:11 PM PST by BJungNan
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FF reporting Highland near San Bernardino being threatened on scanners.
23 posted on 10/27/2003 7:11:25 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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To: Ladypixel
I feel so bad for all you folks in So. Cali. It's been raining here all day, I wish I could get the percipitation over to your coast.

My thoughts, and my familiy's thoughts are with you all.
24 posted on 10/27/2003 7:12:02 PM PST by jocon307 (Proud Member - VRWC!)
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To: Ladypixel
The rest of the counties in Cal are praying for cooler weather and no lightning storms as 75% 0f our fire crews are in the south to help down there...
25 posted on 10/27/2003 7:12:45 PM PST by tubebender (FReeRepublic...How bad have you got it...)
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To: ex-Texan
This was due to arson and therefore is terrorism.

Well any terrorist designs on hurting the CA economy will be short-lived.

The insurance companies will now quickly inject a huge amount of capital into CA which will pay for a surge in home building, and a ton of added business for Home Depot which all translates into an economic boom for Southern CA.

26 posted on 10/27/2003 7:18:02 PM PST by Jorge
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Fire Information Numbers & Evacuation Center Info:

Information Hotlines:

Public Information Hotline Number (USE THIS NUMBER FOR DIRECT FIRE INFO!): (909) 383-5688
Val Verde: (213) 247-7686
Arson Tipline: (800) 633-2836
Robler Fire Information Center: (619) 590-3160
Grand Prix Fire: (909) 383-5688
Old Fire Info: (909) 355-8800
Los Angeles Pet Shelter Info Hotline: (818) 756-9325
Animal Control: (800) 472-5609
Inland Empire Red Cross number: (909) 888-1481
How You Can Help: 1-800-HELP NOW or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish)


Evacuation centers:

-- AB Miller High School, 266 W. Randall Drive, Fontana;

-- Balboa Park, Municipal Gymnasium, 2111 Pan American Place at President's Way, San Diego;

-- Camarillo Pleasant Valley Parks and Recreation, 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo;

-- Claremont High School, 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.;

-- Emmanual Faith Church, 639 E. Felicita, Escondido;

-- Fillmore Boys and Girls Club, 620 Shiells Drive;

-- Granada Hills High School, 10535 Zelzah Ave.;

-- Hamilton High School, 5740 Michele, Anza;

-- Hesperia High School, 9898 Maple Ave.;

-- Jesse Turner Community Center, 6396 Citrus Ave., Fontana, (909)428-8372;

-- Julian High School, 1656 Highway 78, Julian;

-- Magnolia High School, 13150 Mountain Ave., Upland;

-- Mira Mesa High School, 10510 Regan Road, Mira Mesa;

-- Mountain Empire High School, 3305 Buckman Springs Road, Pine Valley;

-- Norton Main Terminal, 3rd & Del Rosa, San Bernardino (see San Bernardino International Airport info);

-- Park and Recreation Center, 651 West 15th St., San Antonio Heights, Ca;

-- Poway Community Center, 13094 Bowron, Poway;

-- Rancho Santa Susanna Community Center, 5005 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley;

-- Royal High School, 1402 Royal Ave., Simi Valley;

-- San Bernardino International Airport, 294 S. Leland Norton Way, San Bernardino, CA 92408 (to access the shelter site, enter airport from 3rd St. & Del Rosa);

-- Santana High School, 9915 Magnolia, Santee;

-- St. Peter's Catholic Church, 450 S. Stagecoach Lane, Fallbrook;

-- Sultana High School, 17311 Sultana Ave., Hesperia;

-- Temecula Valley High School, 31555 Rancho Vista Road;

-- Thousand Oaks Community Center, 2525 Moorpark Road;

-- West Hills High School, 8756 Mast Blvd., Santee.


Animal Evacuation: Ventura County Fairgrounds, or call (800) 472-5609.
27 posted on 10/27/2003 7:18:59 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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Incident: 0984 Type: Structure or Grass Fire
Location: WB I8 AT CAMINO CANADA (El Cajon)
Zoom Map: 1252 1D
Info as of: 10/27/2003 7:16:03 PM

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
7:15PM - 1039 HRTLND FD
7:15PM - PER RP SHE SAW PERSON START FIRE
28 posted on 10/27/2003 7:22:09 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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To: Ladypixel; All
 
Here is a PDF downloadable map of the Emergency Routes, Lake Arrowhead area
 
http://www.lakearrowhead.net/images/EmergRoutes1.pdf   221KB
 
 
Here is a PDF map of Lake Arrowhead
 
http://www.performancepub.com/PDF_Map/Lake_Arrowhead/Lake_Arrowhead.pdf   579KB 

29 posted on 10/27/2003 7:22:41 PM PST by united1000 ("Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves." Lincoln)
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To: gcruse
Any criminal act (arson) done several times intentionally and with malice that kills 13 people, destroys 1,100 + homes, burns about 450,000 and effects over a million people pysically and economically is terrorism by any definition. The purpose of terrorism is to terrorize; the public has been terrorized.

Al Qaeda does not even have to be involved.

30 posted on 10/27/2003 7:22:56 PM PST by ex-Texan (My tag line is broken !)
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To: ex-Texan
KCA
http://www.kcal.com/

ABC- CA
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/index.html

L.A. News - Daily News Web Sites by Community
http://www.losangelesalmanac.com/_main/news.htm

CBS San Diego
http://www.kfmb.com/

California > San Diego > Television • California > San Diego Metro > Television • California > San Diego County > Television
http://search.yahoo.com/search?va=san+diego+news+TV&ei=UTF-8&fr=my_top&n=20&fl=0&x=wrb
31 posted on 10/27/2003 7:24:47 PM PST by restornu
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To: Ladypixel
This is the scary part: random passing pyros. :-( Praying for rain in the whole state now, not in a month or 2 when we will have mudslides.
32 posted on 10/27/2003 7:24:51 PM PST by CARepubGal
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To: ex-Texan; gcruse
Much as I appreciate both of your thoughts on the potential motives of the arsonists, I'm desperately hoping to keep this thread as a news-only thread for fire information. There's another fire live thread which has a tremendous amount of discussion on it - so much discussion, in fact, that it's difficult to keep track of incoming current news - and that's why I started this thread.

Thank you both!
33 posted on 10/27/2003 7:27:48 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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To: ex-Texan; gcruse
ELF has shown themselves quite willing to endanger humans by setting a $50 million fire this summer in a heavily populated area (University City near UTC). I would not be surprised if the little eco "warriors" pulled similar stunts here. Even liberals are thinking the same thing. Ironically, IF they did set these fires, the damage caused to the environment and wildlife/vegetation is far far worse than anything a Dozer could ever do.
34 posted on 10/27/2003 7:27:53 PM PST by CARepubGal (Tinfoil: not just for leftovers anymore)
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To: Ladypixel
http://www.signonsandiego.com is pretty much dedicated to covering the four San Diego county fires. Thankfully, the Otay fire and Camp Pendleton appear to be somewhat contained (for now) and the Santa Ana winds have been less fierce this time.
35 posted on 10/27/2003 7:29:55 PM PST by CARepubGal
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To: Ladypixel

Oak Canyon, toward 52 Fwy


Evacuating four-legged East County residents


Don't look now ladies...but your pettiness is showing


I-15, near Miramar Air Station


Scripps Ranch wall of fire


Sunday's plane crash on Route 163


Two people died in Lakeside trying to escape the blaze in this car


I-15 Sunday traffic


Mass destruction, Scripps Ranch


Scripps Ranch

36 posted on 10/27/2003 7:31:45 PM PST by South40 (My vote helped defeat bustamante. Did yours?)
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To: Ladypixel
Reported on other thread by Spectr17 (who's monitoring scanners):

FF moving near Plunge Creek to fight fire, Highland area, rolling code to get into position
37 posted on 10/27/2003 7:32:11 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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To: Ladypixel
KABC radio is reporting that homes were saved in the Chatsworth region, but that not all of the homes in that area are out of danger. Am looking for more information on where the homes were saved.
38 posted on 10/27/2003 7:34:48 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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To: united1000
Is it possible to put the maps up on this thread. Site is not opening or opening very, very slowly.
39 posted on 10/27/2003 7:34:58 PM PST by BJungNan
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To: BJungNan
Map of San Diego area fires...


40 posted on 10/27/2003 7:37:27 PM PST by socal_parrot (My other carp is a koi.)
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To: spectr17
Scanner information list from the other thread (thanks to spectr17):

Posted on 10/26/2003 9:52 PM PST by spectr17


Southern CA fires - Live Thread 10/27

Cal Fire Maps

http://wildfire.cr.usgs.gov/ca_geomac/viewer.htm

http://www.incidentcontrol.com

Live online scanner feeds for fire, cops, CDF, air attack

http://www.live365.com/stations/kb6jag

FYI, this one gives pop ups if you use it.

No pop ups on this feed

http://www.police-scanner.info/livescan.htm

Another live scanner feed.

Click on Big Bear Feed

http://www.compucations.com/nuke/html/modules.php?name=LiveScanners

another live feed for socal, Verdugo Fire Communications Center

http://verdugo.ci.glendale.ca.us/radio.html

CHP Dispatch

http://cad.chp.ca.gov/

CDF AIR CHANNELS
Red - 151.220 - Air to ground units Blue - 151.280 - Air to air Green - 151.295 - Air to air Yellow - 151.310 - Air to air Victor - 122.925 AM - Air to air for contract helicopters

List of channels for SoCal

http://www.qsl.net/ke6alv/

Get a copy of Police call for when you're mobile.

http://www.policecall.com/

San Bernardino National Forest

171.475 mhz and 172.225

123.9750 National Air Tanker Base Freq. 135.9750 Air ops 151.2200 CDF Red Air to Ground 151.2650 CDF Region 151.3100 CDF Air Tactics 6 151.3550 CDF Command Net 1 154.2650 OES White Fire 2 154.2800 OES White Fire 1 154.2950 OES White Fire 3 164.1250 Fire Camp Service Net 166.6125 "Command" Fontana area 166.8500 Air attack 167.9500 BLM Air to Ground 168.0500 NIFC Tac 1 168.0750 NIFC Tac 3 168.200 NIFC Tac 2 (Crew Net) 168.2500 BLM? "Command" 168.4000 BLM "Command" 168.6000 NIFC Tac 3 168.6250 Air Guard 169.1250 Calif. Fire Travel Net 169.0625 vehicle mechanics? 170.0000 Air to Ground Region 5 173.9125 Region 5 Tac 4 173.9625 Region 5 Tac 5 173.9875 Region 5 Tac 6 415.5500 National Air channel

HAM

145.220

Los Angeles Area

KNBC: http://www.nbc4.tv

KABC: http://www.abc7.com

KCBS: http://www.cbs2.com

KTTV: http://www.fox11la.com

KCAL: http://www.kcal.com

San Diego

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41 posted on 10/27/2003 7:40:36 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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Good list of California television stations at http://newslink.org/catele.html. KFI reporting that the Old Waterman fire is now considered 5 percent contained.
42 posted on 10/27/2003 7:45:44 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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43 posted on 10/27/2003 7:48:37 PM PST by restornu
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KFI 640 reporting that the fire near Lake Arrowhead crossed the 18 freeway at the old Cliffhanger restaurant.

Local Firestorm relief phone numbers for San Diego County: 619-237-6309 or 619-542-7400


Incident: 0014 Type: Structure or Grass Fire
Location: ALPINE
Zoom Map: Click Here
Info as of: 10/27/2003 7:44:15 PM

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
7:25PM - 86C; OLD 80 JWO SR79 - FIRE IS JWO 79 AND NORTH OF WB LANES



Incident: 0021 Type: Structure or Grass Fire
Location: SB 15 JSO MIRA MESA (SD area)
Zoom Map: 1209 5F
Info as of: 10/27/2003 7:45:03 PM

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
7:38PM - CT HQ ADV OF OPENINGS
7:33PM - NB 163 TO EB 52 OPEN
7:29PM - R12;GET WORD TO MEDIA THAT THIS RD WILL BE CLOSED SANTO AT 52 ,, LOTS OF PEOPLE TRYING TO GET THRU
7:27PM - 1039 PD
7:27PM - 1039 PD
7:24PM - PLS NOTIFY PD, PEOPLE ARE PASSING SANTO AND THEY ARE TRYING TO GO W/WAY FRM SANTO OR SANTO TO EB
7:22PM - R12; BOTH 15 TO 52 ARE OPEN
7:10PM - CT SET UP A CLOSURE,, CONFIRM THIS IS ON BOTH ONR TO EB/WB GOING THRU THE CLOSURE
44 posted on 10/27/2003 7:50:48 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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From http://www.sannet.gov/newsflash/firealert.shtml

City of San Diego Emergency Fire Information
Last updated October 27, 2003, 7:30 p.m.

URGENT! In order to maintain enough water pressure to fight fires, residents MUST CONTINUE to conserve water. Use only what is absolutely necessary for health, cooking or for fire suppression. This is an urgent situation and we need the cooperation of all City of San Diego residents and businesses.

A major fire in the City of San Diego is threatening public safety and property in the Scripps Ranch community.

Please stay indoors and keep your windows shut. Curtail strenuous activities and breathe through a damp cloth if needed. Stay off the roads. Please stay tuned to local television or radio stations for immediate updates. If you are asked to evacuate, please do so immediately.

State Fire Map
To view a map of statewide fire activity created from satellite imagery, please click on the web link listed below.

http://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/archive/cgb2003300_0700.jpg

EVACUATION CENTERS/HOTLINE
The evacuated area is primarily in Scripps Ranch. Residents of Tierrasanta and San Carlos have been cleared to return to their homes. Only residents with proof of residency in those communities will be allowed in. The San Diego Fire Department will make the determination about when it is safe for residents to return to Scripps Ranch. Police and fire officials will not allow residents to return to their homes until they are confident that it is safe to do so.

There are two official Red Cross evacuation centers in the City of San Diego. They are:

Balboa Park Activity Center, 2145 Park Blvd in Balboa Park
Mira Mesa High School, 10510 Reagan Road in Mira Mesa
*** Qualcomm Stadium is NOT an official Red Cross evacuation center. Evacuees are asked to go to one of the above listed locations only.

Transit Services
The San Diego bus and trolley system is running normal service today in light of the area's fire emergency. Some bus routes are being detoured due to fire-related road closures. A list of transit detours is available on the transit website at www.sdcommute.com and also at transitosandiego.com.

The Regional Telephone Information Office is also open at 1-800-COMMUTE or 619-233-3004.

YMCA
All YMCAs in San Diego County are open with the exception of the Cameron Family YMCA in Santee. The Cameron Family YMCA is not open because of a power outage.

Any victims, volunteers, rescue workers or members of the media in need of a shower or place to freshen up can go to any one of the YMCAs throughout San Diego County.

For the location of the YMCA near you, please consult your yellow pages or visit www.YMCA.org or call (858) 292-4034.

Donations
No more donations of food or other items can be handled at the Balboa Park Activity Center. Anyone with donations is asked to take them to the St. Vincent de Paul store at 16th and Market.

Community Access Phone System
The City's Community Access Phone System (CAPS) has been activated at 619-570-1070. The CAPS line is for people to call for information about evacuation centers and other general information about the current status of the situation. The people who answer the phones will not have information about specific individuals and where they might be or whether specific homes/adresses have been burned.

INFORMATION ABOUT PUBLIC SERVICES FOR THE WEEK OF OCT. 27, 2003
City Council meeting has been cancelled until further notice.
Building inspections will be available Tuesday for construction projects. Inspections will more than likely take place within 48 hours instead of the usual 24 hours.
The Development Services Permit Center and Inspection Offices at Ridgehaven will both be open on Tuesday.
Trash pickup will be delayed by one day the entire week (holiday schedule).
All City facilities will be closed, including, but not limited to the following:

City Council Offices
Community Service Centers
Inspection Field Office at Ridgehaven
Libraries
Permit Center
Planning Department
Recreation centers
Swimming pools
Torrey Pines and Balboa golf courses
INFORMATION FOR ALL CITY EMPLOYEES
All non-essential City of San Diego employees should NOT report to work, but should check with their supervisors on Tuesday morning.

Police Department
City of San Diego Police Department patrol officers who are responding to a call-back should follow these instructions:

If you live north of Northeastern Division, report to Northeastern Division.
If you live south of Highway 52, respond to your normal area station or to Traffic Division on Aero Road.
Water Department
All Water Operations personnel SHOULD report to work as scheduled.

American Red Cross
The American Red Cross advises that persons wishing to donate money to the fire disaster relief fund can call 1-800-HELPNOW or log on to their web site at www.sdarc.org/disaster. The Red Cross is not set up to accept donations of food. Volunteers are urgently needed. If you are able to volunteer, contact the Red Cross at the listed phone number.

Utilities
SDG&E is asking citizens to conserve energy any way they can, unless it is absolutely necessary for the elderly, the young, or those impacted by smoke. If air conditioners must be used for these reasons, set the temperature to a higher setting than normal. Further information is available at www.sdge.com. Also, to ensure continued water pressure in all areas, citizens are asked to conserve waster unless it is needed for fire suppression, cooking or health reasons. Businesses and residents are encouraged to shut down their irrigation systems during this emergency.

SDG&E is asking the public NOT to call 9-1-1 to report downed power lines or no electricity. The number to call is: 1-800-411-SDGE.
San Diego Unified School District Update
All San Diego City Schools will be closed Tuesday, October 28. This decision was made in part because of unhealthy air quality for students. There are no 6 to 6 programs.

Emergency Day care is available at the following middle schools:

Challenger Middle
Dana Middle
Keiller Middle
Kroc Middle
Marston Middle
Muirlands Middle
Pacific Beach Middle
Roosevelt Middle
Standley Middle
Taft Middle

The school district has established a hotline (619) 725-5578 for any questions. The Hotline is open until further notice.

If your child attends a parochial school or district outside the City of San Diego, please check with that school or district's administration offices.

EMERGENCY PET PREPAREDNESS
Friends of County Animal Shelters (FOCAS) is asking all pet owners who may be affected by the fire to put together a pet emergency kit in case of evacuation. For more information please call FOCAS voice mail at 619-685-3536 and a FOCAS volunteer will return your call.

Current City of San Diego Road Closures
State Route 52 between I-15 and State Route 125 is still closed.
For more information, go to www.chp.ca.gov.

Federal, State and County Courts
All courts will be closed on Tuesday.

45 posted on 10/27/2003 8:00:37 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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To: BJungNan
Not with a PDF file, and they are fairly large, causing the slow to open. Also you need to have an adobe acrobat reader to open them. I'll look and see what else I can find.
46 posted on 10/27/2003 8:02:10 PM PST by united1000 ("Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves." Lincoln)
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1697 7:50PM Report of Fire EB SR210 AT MOUNTAIN AV Rancho Cucamonga

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
7:53PM - 1039 FD ENRT
7:51PM - POWER POLE ON FIRE
47 posted on 10/27/2003 8:02:24 PM PST by sf4dubya
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Incident: 1697 Type: Report of Fire
Location: EB SR210 AT MOUNTAIN AV (Rancho Cucamonga area)
Zoom Map: 571 5J Info as of: 10/27/2003 7:56:06 PM

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
7:53PM - 1039 FD ENRT
7:51PM - POWER POLE ON FIRE



Update on Fire near UPLAND:

Incident: 2938 Type: Structure or Grass Fire
Location: 16TH JWO BENSON
Zoom Map: Click Here
Info as of: 10/27/2003 7:57:35 PM

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
7:54PM - UNIT IS 1023 - NEW 1020, FIRE IS NORTH OF THE FWY (NOT SOUTH OF), JUST EAST OF THE BASELINE EXIT, ABOUT 1000 FT NORTH OF THE FRWY, STILL IN UPLAND
7:44PM - 1039 UPLAND FD
7:43PM - PLZ ROLL UPLAND FIRE FOR TELEPHONE POLE ON FIRE IN FIELD

RESPONDING OFFICERS STATUS
7:43PM - CHP Unit On Scene



Border Communications Center
Number of Incidents: 17 Last Updated at: 10/27/2003 7:58:45 PM
No. Time Type Location Area
1034 7:57PM Structure or Grass Fire BOCC Border Comm Center
ADDITIONAL DETAILS
7:57PM - RP ADV SMOKE
48 posted on 10/27/2003 8:07:40 PM PST by Ladypixel (Ashes keep fallin' on my head...)
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49 posted on 10/27/2003 8:08:11 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Logan's Home! Logan's Home! Logan's Home! Logan's Home! Logan's Home!)
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To: doug from upland
Ping to #48
50 posted on 10/27/2003 8:09:49 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Logan's Home! Logan's Home! Logan's Home! Logan's Home! Logan's Home!)
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