On Monday, November 10, 2014, at 2:03 p.m., the Heartland Communications Center received multiple 911 calls reporting a vegetation fire burning in the canyon in the 14300 block of Rios Canyon Road. The Central Zone sent one brush pumper, two structural pumpers, a water tender, ALS medic unit, and a chief officer to the incident. Simultaneously, CalFire started a response that included engines, hand crews, and aircraft.
|Lakeside Fire crews take action to stop the spread towards dwellings.|
|Lakeside, CalFire, and Alpine crews mop-up hot spots.|
|A CalFire hand crew cut a containment line around the fire perimeter.|
No structural damage was reported. CalFire is currently investigating the cause of the fire.
Submitted By: Fire Captain Mark Grow, Lakeside Fire Protection District