Monday, June 04, 2007

Firefighters Subdue 3-Alarm Grass Fire on Saturday

Firefighters were called to a three-alarm blaze this past Saturday, at 4:01 PM, between Guadalupe Canyon and Mission Blue. The first arriving fire company was on scene within 4 minutes after being dispatched and reported a grass fire approximately 5 acres in size. Due to heavy winds, a second and subsequent third alarm was struck. The fire was contained in 1 and 1/2 hours, with firefighters remaining on scene for an additional 2 hrs. to check for any remaining hot spots. The fire was contained to approximately 10 acres with no damages to any structures. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Fire Prevention Bureau. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians.

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