Last modified on May 29, 2012

Banner Fire

Banner Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: May 29, 2012 12:00 pm   FINAL
Date/Time Started: May 24, 2012 2:09 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE San Diego Unit 
County: San Diego County  
Location: off Banner Grade, south of Highway 78, east of the community of Julian  
Acres Burned - Containment: 5,321 acres  
Estimated - Containment: 5,321 acres - 100% contained  
Evacuations: No current evacuations

The evacuation notice for the Stagecoach Trails RV Resort was lifted at of 6 p.m Friday.
The evacuations in the Shelter Valley area were lifted Thursday night and residents allowed to return home.

Injuries: 4 minor injuries  
Cause: Equipment Use 
Cooperating Agencies: San Diego Fire Authority, US Forest Service, BLM, California State Parks, CDCR, San Diego Fire Department and other local fire agencies  
Total Fire Personnel: 461 firefighters (965 at peak 5/  
Total Fire Engines: 21 fire engines (73 at peak 5/2  
Total Fire crews: 18 fire crews (49 at peak 5/27)  
Total Airtankers: (5 at peak 5/25)  
Total Helicopters: (7 at peak 5/27)  
Total Dozers: (2 at peak 5/27)  
Total Water Tenders: 6 water tenders (12 at peak 5/27)  
Costs to date: $4 million  
Incident Management Team: Incident Command Team #9  
Conditions: Firefighters continue to make good progress building containment around the fire. The increase in acres is due to more accurate mapping.

Firefighters are working to extinguish isolated hot spots within the fire's perimeter. Firefighters are starting suppression repair in coordination with State Parks guidelines.

There are no road closures or evacuations.  

Phone Numbers  (619) 590-3160 (Banner Fire Information) 

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