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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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City Opens Fourth New San Diego Fire Station In 2018

KPBS - 20 Aug 2018
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer on Monday celebrated the grand opening of the fourth fire station to open in the city this year. City Councilman Chris Ward, Assemblyman Todd Gloria, Fire-Rescue Chief Colin Stowell and other community leaders joined the ...
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New San Diego Fire Chief Prepares For Fire Season

KPBS - 20 Aug 2018
He was sworn in last Monday, following a national search to replace interim chief Kevin Ester. Stowell started his career with San Diego Fire-Rescue in 1988. He served in several positions, from captain to assistant chief before he moved on to lead ...
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Small Brush Fire Burning in Escondido

NBC 7 San Diego - 21 Aug 2018
Small Brush Fire Burning in Escondido. NBC 7. An image of an SDFD firefighter at work on July 14, 2018. A small brush fire is burning near the 1300 block of Morning View Drive in Escondido, Escondido Fire confirmed. The fire started around 4:42 p.m. ...
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Rugged terrain delays full containment of Holy fire

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 21 Aug 2018
Full containment of the 15-day-old Holy fire will be longer than expected because flames have begun burning into remote areas, officials said Tuesday. “Some of the area that is burning is kind of hard to access and a little harder to get in,” said ...
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New San Diego Fire-Rescue Station to Open in Hillcrest

NBC 7 San Diego - 20 Aug 2018
A newly renovated fire station was opened in Hillcrest Monday, part of Mayor Kevin Faulconer's efforts to improve neighborhood services. Fire Station No. 5 at University Avenue and Ninth Street replaced an aging facility that was first built in 1951 ...
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Santee Fire Crew Returns from Battling Ferguson Fire

NBC 7 San Diego - 20 Aug 2018
San Diego County firefighters have been helping in fighting the Ferguson Fire, which has been burning for about a month. The fire was 100 percent contained Sunday. The Santee Fire Department sent two crews to Shasta County to battle the conflagration.
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Brush Fire on SR-52 Near Mission Trails Regional Park

NBC 7 San Diego - 16 Aug 2018
San Diego Fire-Rescue officials called for air support when a car fire spread to a hillside Thursday along State Route 52 in Santee. A vehicle's engine caught fire while the driver was towing a second car on a trailer. The fire burned a small area ...
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South Bay Scrap Yard Fire Causes Traffic Backup

NBC 7 San Diego - 16 Aug 2018
The fire started just after 5 p.m. in the 900 block of Heritage Road. Pieces of metal and a car are on fire in the scrap yard, according to SDPD. San Diego police shut down traffic around Heritage Road, and San Diego Fire-Rescue established a fire attack.
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Fast-moving fire threatens homes in San Diego County

Los Angeles Times - 13 Aug 2018
Fast-moving fire threatens homes in San Diego County. By Lyndsay Winkley. Aug 13, 2018 | 3:45 PM. | San Diego. A fast-moving fire that ignited in the San Pasqual Valley area quickly prompted evacuations Monday afternoon, officials said. The fire was ...
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Scrap metal fire sends thick black smoke over Otay Mesa

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 16 Aug 2018
The blaze erupted for unknown reasons about 5:10 p.m. at Ecology Recycling Services on Heritage Road, just northwest of Brown Field Municipal Airport, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department spokeswoman Mónica Muñoz. The area is populated ...

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