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Auburn Firefighters Head South to Battle Blazes

Auburn Firefighters and 1 engine were sent to the Cocos Fire Incident in San Diego County Thursday morning.  Additional strike teams have been requested from up and down the state and across the county as a number of blazes are burning out of control in Southern California. Auburn City Fire Division Chief Corey Zander says because they have adequate staffing levels for the time being they were able to provide mutual aid and send an engine. The department is facing a cut of 5 firefighters in September when the SAFER grant that funded their hiring expires. You can follow the many fire incidents at the following address. http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_current


Cocos Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: May 15, 2014 9:30 am
Date/Time Started: May 14, 2014 4:00 pm
Administrative Unit: San Marcos Fire / CAL FIRE San Diego Unit / Elfin Forest Fire Dept
County: San Diego County
Location: Village Drive and Twin Oaks Road, San Marcos
Acres Burned – Containment: 800 acres – 5% contained
Structures Destroyed: 3
Evacuations: Evacuations can be found at the San Marcos Fire Department page by clicking here.
Long/Lat: -117.1599/33.1137

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