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Map of Southern California October 2007 Fires: List Update October 23

Tue October 23 2007 4:27 am  http://www.arlingtoncardinal.com/?p=2217
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Map of Southern California October 2007 fires (referenced Los Angeles Times) includes the following data subject to change without update on this posting. The following list is a snapshot of data from a Google map with a reference to the Los Angeles Times updated with the last update for Monday, October 22, 2007 11:11 P.M. PDT (view map and balloon popups for latest information):

Canyon Fire (Malibu) 7:30 p.m. updated, 10-22
Acres burned: 3,800 Destroyed: 6 homes, 2 commercial and business buildings, church. Damaged: 5 businesses, 9 homes damaged. Containment: 8% People evacuated: 1,500 Point of origin: Malibu Canyon Road…
Acres burned: 3,800
Destroyed: 6 homes, 2 commercial and business buildings, church.
Damaged: 5 businesses, 9 homes damaged.
Containment: 8%
People evacuated: 1,500

Point of origin: Malibu Canyon Road at Piuma Road
Burned toward Pacific and Pepperdine University, then moved southeast.
Direction burning: Southeast
Threatened: 600 homes, 200 commercial, 100 outbuildings.
Firefighters dispatched: 1,500 firefighters
Injuries to residents: none
Injuries to firefighters: none
Time of start: 4:50 a.m., 10-21
Possible cause: Downed power lines
 

Buckweed Fire (Agua Dulce/Santa Clarita) 7:30 p.m. updated 10-22
Acres burned: 35,550 Containment: 20% Destroyed: 32 structures destroyed (15 homes, 17 outstructures); 40 vehicles, two bulldozers also destroyed; 3,800 structures threatened Injuries to residents: 3 …
Acres burned: 35,550
Containment: 20%
Destroyed: 32 structures destroyed (15 homes, 17 outstructures); 40 vehicles, two bulldozers also destroyed; 3,800 structures threatened
Injuries to residents: 3 burned
Injuries to firefighters: 1 injured
Most Recent Location: Mint Canyon at Mint Canyon Road and Sierra Highway, Fire burning toward Magic Mtn
Location: Agua Dulce, Canyon Country, Santa Clarita, Leona Valley, Green Valley, Acton, and Mint Canyon threatened
Point of origin: 11727 W. Mint Canyon Road
Homes Evacuated: 5,500 (15,000 people evacuated)
Direction burning: southwest
Firefighters dispatched: 1200
Time of start: 12:55 p.m. Sunday
Note: 60-65 mph wind gusts expected today.
 
Witch Fire (NE S.D. Co.) 8 p.m. Updated 10-22
Acres burned: 145,000 Containment: 0% Destroyed: 500 homes; 250 homes damaged; 100 commercial properties; 50 outbuildings Damaged: 75 commercial properties damaged; 50 outbuildings Threatened: 2,000 h…
Acres burned: 145,000
Containment: 0%
Destroyed: 500 homes; 250 homes damaged; 100 commercial properties; 50 outbuildings
Damaged: 75 commercial properties damaged; 50 outbuildings
Threatened: 2,000 homes, 400 commercial properties, 50 outbuildings.
Evacuations: Community of Ramona
Point of Origin: Witch Creek area near Santa Ysabel, northeast San Diego County, 60 miles from downtown San Diego
Direction burning: Witch Creek fire burning east toward Julian and west toward Ramona.
Firefighters dispatched: 625
Injuries to residents: none reported
Injuries to firefighters: none reported
Cause: N/A
Time start: 11 a.m. (10-21)
 
Harris Fire (SE S.D. Co) 8 pm. 10-22 Updated
Acres burned: 22,000 Containment: 5% Damage: at least one building, multiple structures damaged or destroyed Injuries to residents: at least one dead; 20 civilians injured: Five firefighters suffered …
Acres burned: 22,000
Containment: 5%
Damage: at least one building, multiple structures damaged or destroyed
Injuries to residents: at least one dead; 20 civilians injured: Five firefighters suffered non-life-threatening burns and were being taken to UC San Diego Medical Center burn center.
Location: southeast San Diego County, 75 miles east of downtown San Diego, near international border
Point of origin: near Potrero

Direction burning: Burning toward Chula Vista
Firefighters dispatched: 400

Time of start: 9:30 a.m. (10-21)
Possible cause: N/A

Ranch Fire (Castaic) 7 p.m. updated 10-22
Acres burned: 41,000 acres Containment: 10% Damage: Three home destroyed, four outbuildings destroyed Location: Burning 6 miles north of Castaic; evacuations in Hasley Canyon, Oak Springs, Val Verde a…
Acres burned: 41,000 acres
Containment: 10%
Damage: Three home destroyed, four outbuildings destroyed
Location: Burning 6 miles north of Castaic; evacuations in Hasley Canyon, Oak Springs, Val Verde and Piru.
Point of origin: due west of the Templin Highway and I-5 junction, near Townsend Peak
Homes recommended to evacuate: 2,000
Direction burning: southwest
Firefighters:767
Injuries to residents: none reported
Injuries to firefighters: none reported
Time of start: 9:42 p.m. Saturday

Night Sky Fire CONTAINED (11 a.m. update) (Ventura County, between Moorpark and Thousand Oaks)
Acres burned: 35 Containment: 100% at 10:43 a.m. Location: Ventura County, between Moorpark and Thousand Oaks Point of origin: 13545 Night Sky Drive, Lexington, south of Moorpark and north of Thousand…
Acres burned: 35
Containment: 100% at 10:43 a.m.
Location: Ventura County, between Moorpark and Thousand Oaks
Point of origin: 13545 Night Sky Drive, Lexington, south of Moorpark and north of Thousand Oaks
Direction burning: east, toward Santa Rosa Valley
Firefighters dispatched: about 100 in 22 engines; three hand crews, one water tanker and three helicopters
Damage: 250 structures threatened
Injuries to residents: none reported
Injuries to firefighters: none reported
Time of start: reported at 10:35 a.m.
Possible cause: N/A; fire began in brush behind homes
Note: Fire not contained at 7 p.m. 10-21, but about evacuation order of 200 homes in Lexington area has been lifted.

Sedgewick Fire (S Barbara Co) (4:50 p.m. updated) (Los Olivos, Santa Barbara County)
Acres burned: 710 Containment: 50% Location: Los Olivos area, Santa Barbara County; burning in Brinkerhoff Road, Sedgewick Road, Figueroa Mountain Area. Firefighters dispatched: About 500 Point of ori…
Acres burned: 710
Containment: 50%
Location: Los Olivos area, Santa Barbara County; burning in Brinkerhoff Road, Sedgewick Road, Figueroa Mountain Area.
Firefighters dispatched: About 500
Point of origin: Began in brush about five miles north of Los Olivos, at Highway 154 and Highway 246
Time of start: reported at 6 a.m., 10-21
Injuries to residents: none reported
Injuries to firefighters: none reported
Cause: sparking from downed power lines
Notes: Officials issued evacuation warning for about 2,000 residents of the Woodstock area, should be lifted at 6 p.m. Monday

Bear Fire (3 p.m. update) CONTAINED
Acres burned: 1.5 Contained: 100% at 1200 Location: Southwest of Lake Arrowhead Point of origin: near Highway 189 and Bear Springs Road Direction burning: N/A Firefighters: 22 Damage: no homes threate…
Acres burned: 1.5
Contained: 100% at 1200
Location: Southwest of Lake Arrowhead
Point of origin: near Highway 189 and Bear Springs Road
Direction burning: N/A
Firefighters: 22
Damage: no homes threatened
Injuries to residents: none reported
Injuries to firefighters: none reported
Time of start: reported at 4:18 p.m.
Possible cause: N/A

Roca Fire (Aguanga, Riv Co.) CONTAINED 4:55 p.m. updated
Acres burned: 269 Containment: 100%. Destroyed: One mobile home. Injured: One resident injured for unrelated abdominal pain Time of start: 3:52 p.m., 10-21 Location: Aguanga, Riverside County Roca Vis…
Acres burned: 269
Containment: 100%.
Destroyed: One mobile home.
Injured: One resident injured for unrelated abdominal pain
Time of start: 3:52 p.m., 10-21
Location: Aguanga, Riverside County
Roca Vista Road at Highway 371
Threatened: 300 residences in or near Aguanga, Jojoba Hills resort, Crosley Homestead, Agua Tibea Wilderness and the Cleveland National Forest. Jojoba Hills resorts and Rancho California RV park under mandatory evacuation.
Firefighters dispatched: 300
Cause: Unknown

Santiago Fire (O.C.) 4 p.m. 10-22 updated
Acres burned: 15,000 Containment: 30% Damage: One outbuilding destroyed, two outbuildings damaged. Injuries: 4 firefighters injured Location: Silverado Point of origin: Silverado Canyon and Santiago C…
Acres burned: 15,000
Containment: 30%
Damage: One outbuilding destroyed, two outbuildings damaged.
Injuries: 4 firefighters injured
Location: Silverado
Point of origin: Silverado Canyon and Santiago Canyon roads, but crossed Hwy. 241 to the west, and burning to the edge toward the Portola Springs and Northwood village of Irvine.
Firefighters on scene: 492
Time of start: 5:55 p.m. 10-21.
Believed cause: arson.
Threatened: 2,000 structures, mandatory evacuations in Santiago Canyon and Hangman Tree Road; voluntary evacuations named for foothill areas of Lake Forest, including Foothill Ranch and Portola Hills.

Walker Fire (Ontario) (3 p.m.) 10-21
Acres: 160 Containment: More than 100 firefighters have surrounded it, but are not considering it contained. Fuel: Composted materials, manure Damaged: Some structures damaged, no homes destroyed. Loc…
Acres: 160
Containment: More than 100 firefighters have surrounded it, but are not considering it contained.
Fuel: Composted materials, manure
Damaged: Some structures damaged, no homes destroyed.
Location: Schaefer Ave & S Walker Ave, dairyland southeast of the intersection
Cause: Unknown

Guejito Fire (Poway, N. S.D. Co) 8:16 p.m. Updated 10-22
Acres burned: Unknown Destroyed: At least 150 homes Damage: Moving into residential areas Location: Currently at Rancho Bernardo, a neighborhood in the northern part of San Diego Point of origin: near…
Acres burned: Unknown
Destroyed: At least 150 homes
Damage: Moving into residential areas
Location: Currently at Rancho Bernardo, a neighborhood in the northern part of San Diego
Po
int of origin: near Santa Ysabel
Firefighters: 80

Time of start: 10-21 afternoon
Possible cause: under investigation

Grass Valley Fire (N. Lake Arrowhead) 7:20 p.m. update 10-22
Acres burned: 400 Started: 5:08 a.m. 10-22 Destroyed: 113 structures Threatened: Was moving west toward the Lake Gregory community, about 30 miles away Injuries: None. Evacuations: Deer Lodge Park Loc…
Acres burned: 400
Started: 5:08 a.m. 10-22
Destroyed: 113 structures
Threatened: Was moving west toward the Lake Gregory community, about 30 miles away
Injuries: None.
Evacuations: Deer Lodge Park
Location: Grass Valley Creek and North Lake Arrowhead.
Origin: Grass Valley Creek
Cause: Under investigation.
Containment: N/A
Evacuations: mandatory for all areas north of Hwy 189, except for Valley of Enchantment and Cedar Pines Park.
Direction: north
Firefighters: 240
Time of start: 12 a.m. 10-22

Slide Fire (Lake Arrowhead) 7:20 p.m. 10-22
Acres: 1500 acres Damaged: 15 homes destroyed Started: 8:02 a.m. in Grass Valley Creek Cause: Under Investigation Containment: N/A Located: East of Green Valley Lake, north of Forest Road 2N-13. Firef…
Acres: 1500 acres
Damaged: 15 homes destroyed
Started: 8:02 a.m. in Grass Valley Creek

Cause: Under Investigation
Containment: N/A
Located: East of Green Valley Lake, north of Forest Road 2N-13.
Firefighters dispatched: 70
Evacuated: Green Valley Lake, Arrowbear, Running Springs.
Direction: southwest
Winds: 30 mph from the northeast, gusts up to 45 mph
Threatened: 400 structures threatened

Coronado Hills Fire (San Marcos, N S.D. Co.) (6:30 p.m. 10-22 updated)
Acres burned: 300 Containment: 0% People evacuated: 7,300 were evacuated in San Elijob hills, Coronado Hills, and Discovery Hills. Damage: None reported Direction burning: Burning south of Cal State S…
Acres burned: 300
Containment: 0%
People evacuated: 7,300 were evacuated in San Elijob hills, Coronado Hills, and Discovery Hills.
Damage: None reported
Direction burning: Burning south of Cal State San Marcos, communities of Discovery Hill, Coronado Hill, and San Elijo Hill threatened. Evacuations in progress.
Firefighters dispatched:
Injuries to residents: None reported
Injuries to firefighters:
Time of start: 1:50 a.m. 10-22 Possible cause.
Notes: 30 mph winds and 7% humidity reported.

Mutual aid is not available. “We’d love to dump from overhead but that resource is not available,” San Marcos city spokeswoman Jenny Peterson said.


 

McCoy Fire (E. S.D. Co.) 11:40 a.m. updated
Acres burned: 400 Destroyed: One home Containment: 5% People evacuated: Damaged: Point of origin: Direction burning: Burning in Boulder Creek/Eagle Peak area of S.D. County Threatened: . Firefighters …
Acres burned: 400
Destroyed: One home
Containment: 5%
People evacuated:
Damaged:
Point of origin:
Direction burning: Burning in Boulder Creek/Eagle Peak area of S.D. County
Threatened: .
Firefighters dispatched:
Injuries to residents:
Injuries to firefighters:
Time of start:
Possible cause:

Rice Fire (Fallbrook, NE S.D. Co) 7 p.m. updated
Acres burned: 750 Damage: One structure damaged, homes were burning as of 7 p.m. Containment: Unknown People evacuated: Evacuations in progress Damaged: Location: Rice Canyon Direction burning: Threat…
Acres burned: 750
Damage: One structure damaged, homes were burning as of 7 p.m.
Containment: Unknown
People evacuated: Evacuations in progress
Damaged:
Location: Rice Canyon
Direction burning:
Threatened:
Firefighters dispatched:
Injuries to residents:
Injuries to firefighters:
Time of start: 4:16 a.m. on 10-22
Possible cause:

Cajon Fire (Devore) (7:20 p.m. update)
Fire reported at I-15 and I-215 split. Acres burned: 200 Time of start: 12:15 p.m. 10-22 75 mph gusts reported. Fire is headed toward Lytle Creek, and a Forest Service station has been evacuated. Neig…
Fire reported at I-15 and I-215 split.
Acres burned: 200
Time of start: 12:15 p.m. 10-22
75 mph gusts reported.
Fire is headed toward Lytle Creek, and a Forest Service station has been evacuated. Neighborhoods near Lytle Creek fire station also evacuated.

Magic Fire (Stevenson Ranch) 7:30 p.m.
Acres: 1,200 Containment: 20% Time of start: 2:17 p.m. 10-22, near the intersection of Old Road and Magic Mountain Parkway. Damage: None reported, although homes are nearby. Firefighters dispatched: 1…
Acres: 1,200
Containment: 20%
Time of start: 2:17 p.m. 10-22, near the intersection of Old Road and Magic Mountain Parkway.
Damage: None reported, although homes are nearby.
Firefighters dispatched: 120
Fire “moving toward the southwest and neighborhoods to the South of Six Flags Magic Mountain. People were watching in shock from a shopping center at Valencia and the Old Road as Super Scoopers repeatedly dropped their loads in the canyons behind West Ranch High School.” (LAT)

Little Mountain Fire (San Bernardino City) 5 p.m. NEW
Acres: 650 Structures and homes threatened. Point of origin: I-215 and University near Cal State San Bernardino Time of start 3:30 p.m. Winds gusting up to 40 mph.
Acres: 650
Structures and homes threatened.
Point of origin: I-215 and University near Cal State San Bernardino
Time of start 3:30 p.m.
Winds gusting up to 40 mph.

Powerline Fire CONTAINED (Aguanga, Riv Co) 7 p.m. updated
Contained before 7 p.m. Acres: Half, but burning in light to flashy fuels at moderate rate of spread. No structures threatened. Firefighters dispatched: 20. Location: Powerline Road and Sage Road, Agu…
Contained before 7 p.m.
Acres: Half, but burning in light to flashy fuels at moderate rate of spread.
No structures threatened.
Firefighters dispatched: 20.
Location: Powerline Road and Sage Road, Aguanga

SOLEDAD CANYON FIRE NEW 11 p.m.
New fire reported on Soledad Canyon off the

MORE INFORMATION:
Los Angeles Times (latimes.com)

Official State of California Fire Incident Website
(fire.ca.gov)

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