Latest figures on San Diego Wildfires

by on October 27, 2007 · 1 comment

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According to the U-T Fireblog;

San Diego County officials have released the latest numbers related to the wildfires.

As of 11 a.m. today, the total acreage burned was 346,890 and firefighting costs stood at $31.1 million.

Residences destroyed — 1,588
Residences damaged — 320
Commercial properties destroyed — 2
Commercial properties damaged — 0
Outbuildings damaged — 720
Outbuildings destroyed — 25
Evacuated residences — 640,000
Firefighters injured — 93
Civilians injured — 23
Civilian fatalities — 7
Total firefighters assigned — 8,324

The numbers do not include the Horno fire at Camp Pendleton. Officials there say that fire is fully contained. It has burned about 21,000 acres and no structures have been destroyed.

Absolutely staggering.

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avatar Frank Gormlie October 29, 2007 at 9:31 am

I guess there’s no figures on the number of migrant camps destroyed, the number of homeless displaced.


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