Update 1 – June 12, 2022 – 1350 PT
A brush fire is burning in the 800 block of Wala Drive in Oceanside, California, which ignited from an unknown cause on Sunday afternoon. This fire has been named the WALA FIRE.
EVACUATIONS in effect for:
- Benet to the north city limits from Wala to Foussat.
- 300 block of Shadowtree
An evacuation center has been established at the El Camino High School.
Oceanside FD (Lead Agency), with Mutual Aid from CAL FIRE, Carlsbad FD, and Camp Pendleton. Oceanside PD (PIO).
Tankers and Helicopters are currently assigned to this incident.
CURRENT FIRE STATUS
This is a working fire with it at the heel and running upslope towards structures. ground-to-air communications are difficult and Command is working to relay info to them.
This is a developing story and more updates will be provided as information is received.
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