Last modified on Nov 05, 2003

Cedar Fire

Cedar Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: November 5, 2003 6:00 am   FINAL
Date/Time Started: October 25, 2003 5:37 pm  
Administrative Unit: Cleveland National Forest/CDF San Diego Unit 
County: San Diego  
Location: Southern San Diego County  
Acres Burned - Containment: 273,246  
Estimated - Containment: 273,246 - 100% contained  
Structures Destroyed:2,232 residences, 22 commercial properties and 566 outbuildings destroyed. 53 residences and 10 outbuildings damaged. 148 vehicl  
Evacuations: All evacuations lifted.  
Road Closures :Estimate for control is November 16, 2003 at 6 p.m  
Injuries: 13 civilian fatalities, 1 firefighter fatality, 104 firefighter injuries.  
Cause: Human (Under Investigation) 
Cooperating Agencies: CDF, U.S. Forest Service, Local Government  
Total Fire Personnel: 1,478  
Costs to date: $ 27 million  
Incident Management Team: #5  
Conditions: One firefighter fatality and three firefighter injuries occurred in the Julian area on 10/29/03. Funds Set Up For Novato Firefighters Community support has been a great moral boost for firefighters!!! .Significant release of excess fire fighting resources is ongoing. This fire is under a unified command USFS and CDF.  

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