Last modified on Aug 12, 2013

Silver Fire

Silver Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: August 12, 2013 6:00 pm   FINAL
Date/Time Started: August 7, 2013 2:05 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Riverside Unit / San Bernardino National Forest 
County: Riverside County  
Location: Poppet Flats Rd near Hwy 243, south of Banning  
Acres Burned - Containment: 20,292 acres -100% contained  
Structures Destroyed:48 destroyed (26 residences, 1 commercial, 21 outbuildings),
8 damaged (2 residences, 6 outbuildings).  
Evacuations: The Pacific Crest, Marion Mountain and Seven Pines hiking trails remain closed. Marion Mountain, Fern Basin, Dark Canyon, Black Mountain and Boulder Basin campgrounds remain closed.  
Road Closures :Hwy 243 remains closed between Twin Pines Road and Westley Street in Banning due to road damage.  
Injuries: 13 injuries (12 firefighters, 1 civilian)  
Cause: Under investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: Federal, State and Local Agencies from throughout the Western United States are assisting.  
Total Fire Personnel: 834 (2,106 at peak 8/20)  
Total Fire Engines: 40 (201 at peak 8/20)  
Total Fire crews: 30 (63 at peak 8/20)  
Total Helicopters: 9 at peak 8/20  
Total Dozers: 4 (16 at peak 8/20)  
Total Water Tenders: 9 (18 at peak 8/20)  
Costs to date: Estimated cost to date $9,999,00  
Long/Lat: -116.90427/33.86157  
Conditions: Firefighters closed the containment lines today. Large scale demobilization of incident resources continues. Command of the incident will be turned over to Riverside County effective Tuesday August 8th. Silent Valley RV Club remains closed. For questions regarding the closure, please the Silent Valley RV Club.  
Phone Numbers  (951) 940-6985 (Silver Fire Information Center) 

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