On June 4th, 2013 at 12:17 PM, the Heartland Communications Center received multiple 911 calls about a vegetation fire burning behind the businesses in the 12500 block of Vigilante Rd. A medium wildland response was initiated which brought 3 brush engines, three structural engines, one water tender, two duty officers, and an ALS medic unit. Cal Fire also initiated a response which included additional brush engines and aircraft.
|Firefighter Todd Welch overhauling the fire area.|
|Crews from Lakeside and Santee continue the overhaul process in heavy overhead fuels.|
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Lakeside Fire was assisted by Santee Fire, Viejas Fire, and Cal Fire. A total of 11 Lakeside personnel responded to the fire.
Submitted By: Fire Captain Mark Grow, Lakeside Fire District
Photos By: Fire Captain Rick Dalldorf, Lakeside Fire District