Last modified on Aug 17, 2012

Buck Fire

Buck Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: August 17, 2012 7:00 am   FINAL
Date/Time Started: August 14, 2012 12:56 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Riverside Unit / Riverside County Fire  
County: Riverside County  
Location: Sage Rd between Lewis Valley Rd & Buck Rd in Aguanga  
Acres Burned - Containment: 2,681 acres  
Estimated - Containment: 2,681 acres - 100% contained
Full containment expected August 18.  
Structures Destroyed:4 structures destroyed  
Evacuations: All evacuation orders have been lifted. All roads are open.  
Injuries: 6  
Cause: Lightning 
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, Riverside County Sheriff Dept., USFS, Riverside County Animal Control, CCC, CDCR, American Red Cross, AMR Ambulance, and dozens of local fire agencies.  
Total Fire Personnel: 1,057 (649 CAL FIRE at peak 8/17  
Total Fire Engines: 102 engines (34 CAL FIRE at peak  
Total Fire crews: 37 fire crews (29 CAL FIRE at pe  
Total Dozers: 5 bulldozers (2 CAL FIRE) (4 at  
Total Water Tenders: 16 water tenders at peak 8/17  
Conditions: Interior creeping and smoldering continues throughout the burn area. Demobilization of hand crews and engine companies will begin today.  

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