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Another house in Rancho Bernardo burned to the ground | by slworking2
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Another house in Rancho Bernardo burned to the ground

San Diego wildfires: The Witch Fire devastation in the community of Rancho Bernardo.

 

Witch Fire

Witch Creek Area East of Ramona

San Diego County

 

This fire has burned 197,990 acres and is 99 percent contained. Full containment is expected on October 31. The Witch Fire has joined the Poomacha fire in the north. Residents are being allowed re-entry into the area.

 

1,121 homes and 493 outbuildings have been destroyed. 76 homes and 25 outbuildings have been damaged. Additionally, 239 vehicles have been destroyed.

 

1,766 firefighters are assigned to this incident under unified command. There have been 40 injuries to firefighters, and two civilian fatalities reported. The estimated cost of this fire to date is $15 million.

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Taken on October 28, 2007