#GateFire | CA | Update 4

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Fire Incident | The Gate Fire is burning off of Hwy 94 and Otay Truck Trail, NW of Delzura, California.

Current Fire Status |  The wildfire has destroyed 1500 acres but fire crews have reached a successful 30% containment status.  They are working tirelessly to suppress / contain during every opportunity they reach.

Resources |  There are 11 Type 3 CAL Fire engines, 13 crews, 4 patrols, 2 bulldozers and 4 water tenders assigned to this fire incident.  This is as of 0600 hours this morning from CAL Fire directly.   There is a report on Social Media that

Evacuations | Evacuations of the Pio Pico Campground are still in effect due to damage to the infrastructure at the Campground.  All evacuees have been mostly relocated to the Red Cross Shelter located at Otay Ranch H.S. in Chula Vista.

Photo Credit: CAL Fire

An evacuation warning has been issued for the Delzura community.  Some  evacuated yesterday to the evacuation point of the Viejas Casino Parking Lot, but were allowed to return last night with a Law Enforcement escort.

If you are an evacuee and have a pet, please contact the San Diego Humane Society for assistance.

Social Media | We are using the hashtags #GateFire #CAwildfires2017 #CA #SanDiegoCA

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#GateFire | CA | Update 3

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Fire Incident | Fire officials are saying the newly corrected location of the original vegetation fire changed over to a wildfire dubbed the #GateFire is off of Highway 94 and Otay Truck trail.  It is just NW of Dulzura, California.

Current Fire Status | Since our last initial post, the fire has grown from 100 acres to a whopping 300 acres.  The ROS is still dangerous and rapid.  UPDATE (1450 Hours PDT) | 425 acres. 5% contained.

Resources | CAL Fire San Diego fire crews is all we know at this time.  We are waiting for a response from their PIO for the breakdown on resources, personnel and equipment.  We have not received a response at the time of this publication.

Evacuations | Evacuations of the Pio Pico Campground are now in effect.

Social Media | We are using the hashtags #GateFire #CAwildfires2017 #CA #SanDiegoCA

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog

#GateFire | CA | Update 3

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Fire Incident | Fire officials are saying the newly corrected location of the original vegetation fire changed over to a wildfire dubbed the #GateFire is off of Highway 94 and Otay Truck trail.  It is just NW of Dulzura, California.

Current Fire Status | Since our last initial post, the fire has grown from 100 acres to a whopping 300 acres.  The ROS is still dangerous and rapid.  UPDATE (1450 Hours PDT) | 425 acres. 5% contained.

Resources | CAL Fire San Diego fire crews is all we know at this time.  We are waiting for a response from their PIO for the breakdown on resources, personnel and equipment.  We have not received a response at the time of this publication.

Evacuations | Evacuations of the Pio Pico Campground are now in effect.

Social Media | We are using the hashtags #GateFire #CAwildfires2017 #CA #SanDiegoCA

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog

#GateFire | CA | Update 2

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Fire Incident | Fire officials are saying the newly corrected location of the original vegetation fire changed over to a wildfire dubbed the #GateFire is off of Highway 94 and Otay Truck trail.  It is just NW of Dulzura, California.

Current Fire Status | Since our last initial post, the fire has grown from 100 acres to a whopping 300 acres.  The ROS is still dangerous and rapid.

Resources | CAL Fire San Diego fire crews is all we know at this time.  We are waiting for a response from their PIO for the breakdown on resources, personnel and equipment.  We have not received a response at the time of this publication.

Evacuations | Evacuations of the Pio Pico Campground are now in effect.

Social Media | We are using the hashtags #GateFire #CAwildfires2017 #CA #SanDiegoCA

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog

#GateFire | CA | New!

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Fire Incident | The CAL Fire San Diego unit is reporting a vegetation fire broke out around 1130 Hours PDT on Saturday, May 20, 2017, off of Highway 94 and just South of Jamul in San Diego, California.

Current Fire Status | The IC is reporting a dangerous ROS.  When Fire officials reported the first update, the fire had burned only 10 acres but has since increased to 100 acres with a 0% containment status.

Resources | CAL Fire San Diego fire crews is all we know at this time.  We are waiting for a response from their PIO for the breakdown on resources, personnel and equipment.  We have not received a response at the time of this publication.

Social Media | We are using the hashtags #GateFire #CAwildfires2017 #CA #SanDiegoCA

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog