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Flare-up keeps San Diego fire situation tenuous

Washington Post - 13 May 2014
SAN MARCOS, Calif. — As calmer winds allowed firefighters to make progress on nine fires burning in San Diego County, one of the most serious blazes suddenly roared Thursday afternoon burning close to homes, triggering thousands of new evacuation ...
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Fire weather still threatening San Diego County

fox5sandiego.com - 16 Oct 2018
SAN DIEGO - Strong and gusty Santa Ana winds, low humidity levels and warm temperatures will persist Tuesday, with a red flag fire warning denoting a strong risk of wildfire in effect in San Diego County. The National Weather Service issued a red flag ...
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Two-Alarm Fire in San Diego

Firefighter Nation - 16 Oct 2018
SAN DIEGO (San Diego Tribune) - Arson investigators are trying to determine what sparked a two-alarm structure fire in Mission Beach Tuesday morning that left two people injured and caused $2.75 million in damage. Crews were dispatched to the blaze on ...
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San Diego Area Under Red Flag Fire Warning for Second Day

Times of San Diego - 16 Oct 2018
According to Cal Fire San Diego Unit Chief Tony Mecham, residents should take measures to safeguard themselves and their homes, including clearing flammable vegetation to create roughly 100 feet of “defensible space” around residences; developing an ...
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Dry & Windy: Santa Ana Conditions in San Diego

NBC 7 San Diego - 16 Oct 2018
Santa Ana conditions were expected Tuesday with humidity in single digits and winds in the 20 to 30 mph range. The conditions prompted a fire weather warning through 8 p.m. for San Diego County's valleys, mountains and all of Orange County, from the ...
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San Diego fire officials warn of increased fire risk

KUSI - 16 Oct 2018
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The National Weather Service issued a “red flag” wildfire warning Monday morning for the county, effective through Thursday, due to a forecast of strong Santa Ana winds. By midday, the federal agency had recorded gusts up to 65 mph ...
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Images: Fire Along Mission Beach Boardwalk

NBC 7 San Diego - 16 Oct 2018
An unusual number of sirens awakened the residents of Mission Beach when a fire broke out inside a building along the boardwalk north of Belmont Park. Two people were rushed to a nearby hospital and firefighters were faced with an energized metal ...
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Fate of Julian volunteer fire department comes down to 24 signatures

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 16 Oct 2018
Whether the Julian Cuyamaca Fire Protection District will dissolve and be taken over by the county comes down to a couple dozen signatures. On Tuesday morning, 615 signatures of registered voters who live in the district were submitted during a rare ...
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Fire official calls seasonal outlook 'scary,' urges preparedness

CBS 8 San Diego - 17 Oct 2018
CAL FIRE Forester Eric Just demonstrates how he clips and dries vegetation to check for fuel moisture content. SAN DIEGO (CNC) - San Diego County area fire chiefs are preparing for a potentially dangerous peak fire season due to historically dry fuel ...
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Rainy weather expected to turn to fire conditions

10News - 13 Oct 2018
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A rare thunderstorm Friday night is expected to quickly give way to conditions ripe for wildfire by late Sunday, forecasters said. A storm system arrived Friday evening and unleashed heavy rain and lighting on the San Diego area, with ...
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2 Injured In Fire; Lyft Subscription Plan; Fire Weather: Patch PM

Patch.com - 17 Oct 2018
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – Missed today's headlines? Here are the Patch stories from San Diego County that people are talking about today: 2 Injured In Structure Fire In Mission Beach. The fire broke out at a multi-story mixed use building at 712 Ventura ...
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Kitchen fire breaks out in El Cajon apartment

fox5sandiego.com - 17 Oct 2018
EL CAJON, Calif. — A fire started inside the kitchen of an apartment in El Cajon Tuesday night, but crews were able to keep the blaze from damaging nearby units. The fire broke out shortly after 8 p.m. on Wisconsin Avenue near Magnolia Avenue. Crews ...
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Santa Ana Winds Prompt Red Flag Fire Warning for San Diego County

Times of San Diego - 15 Oct 2018
Warm temperatures were also expected to add to the potential fire danger. High temperatures Monday will be 75 to 81 in the western valleys and foothills, 60 to 67 in the mountains and 78 in the deserts, weather service forecasters said. A San Diego Gas ...
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Scrap metal fire erupts at Otay Mesa auto junkyard

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 12 Oct 2018
Firefighters responded to the blaze about 5:30 p.m. at a business near Datsun Street and Otay Valley Road, according to a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department incident log. The fire was reported at a business just west of Brown Field Municipal Airport in ...
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High winds, fire danger prompt SDG&E to cut power to hundreds

fox5sandiego.com - 15 Oct 2018
The outage was prompted by high winds and dangerous fire conditions. Service to the area was fully restored by Monday evening. The National Weather Service Monday issued a wind advisory for northern San Diego County, saying that winds were ...
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Crash with fire engine hospitalizes one

fox5sandiego.com - 11 Oct 2018
SAN DIEGO — One person was hospitalized in a crash with a fire engine in University City Thursday. The collision between a black sedan and the San Diego Fire-Rescue truck happened just after 10 a.m. on Genesee Avenue north of La Jolla Village Drive.

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