FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760) 839-5405

On June 5th at approximately 1409 hours the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a vegetation fire near apartment buildings at West El Norte Parkway and Morning View Terrace.  The first arriving engine confirmed a fire and attempted to gain access to heavily vegetated area, known to have homeless encampments in the past.  A second alarm was requested due to life and property concerns. Escondido Police Dept. assisted with evacuations of the nearby apartments and road closures.


Crews were able to contain the fire within 30 minutes. Crews remained on scene for two hours due to extensive overhaul.  The fire was approximately a quarter acre in size, but involved several large trees. There were a total of 7 engines, 2 Battalion Chiefs, 1 rescue ambulance and 1 Investigator that responded to the fire. One civilian sustained a hand injury by breaking glass to access a fire extinguisher. No firefighter injuries. 


The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

What is an RSS Feed? 

An RSS Feed contains frequently updated content published by a Web site, usually used for news and blogs.

How do I subscribe to an RSS Feed in Windows Internet Explorer?

  1. Click the RSS Feeds RSS Icon button to view feeds on the Web page.
  2. Click Subscribe to this feed.
  3. Type a name for the feed and select the folder to create the feed in.
  4. Click the Add to Favorites Bar check box.
  5. Click Subscribe.
  6. To view subscribed feeds, click the browser's Favorites button, then click the Feeds tab.

How do I subscribe to an RSS Feed in Mozilla Firefox?

  1. Click the RSS Feeds RSS Icon button to view feeds on the Web page.
  2. Click the Always use Live Bookmarks to subscribe to feeds check box.
  3. Click Subscribe Now.
  4. Type a name for the feed and select the folder to create the feed in.
  5. Click Subscribe.