Last modified on Oct 06, 2005

Topanga Fire

Topanga Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: October 6, 2005 6:00 am   FINAL
Date/Time Started: September 28, 2005 1:50 pm  
Administrative Unit: Los Angeles County Fire Deparment 
County: Los Angeles  
Location: Chatsworth area (border of LA and Ventura Counties)  
Acres Burned - Containment: 24,175  
Estimated - Containment: 100%  
Structures Destroyed:3 residences destroyed, 1 damaged, 3 commercial properties destroyed, 2 damaged, 7 outbuildings destroyed.  
Evacuations: All evacuations have been lifted.  
Road Closures :Full control estimated October 13 at 8 a.m.  
Injuries: 31  
Cause: Under Investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: LA County Fire, CDF, Ventura County Fire, LA City Fire Dept., National Park Service, Office of Emergency Services, U.S. Forest S  
Total Fire Personnel: 810  
Total Fire Engines: 81 (30 CDF)  
Total Fire crews: 14 CDF  
Total Helicopters: 4  
Total Dozers: 4 (2 CDF)  
Total Water Tenders: 4  
Costs to date: $15.8 million  
Incident Management Team: #7 (Unified Command)  
Conditions: The fire perimeter was tested and held through the wind event. Command of the fire will transition back to local government on Friday, October 7 at 8 a.m. Mop up and patrol of the 49 miles of fireline continues. Fire started in Los Angeles City and moved into Los Angeles County, Ventura County and National Park Service area. Rehabilitation plans for the fire area continue.  

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