Cocos Fire now 70% contained; full containment expected on Sunday

(UPDATE 8 a.m., Sat., May 17)

Authorities with Cal Fire have announced that the Cocos Fire is now 70% contained and full containment is expected sometime Sunday.

(UPDATE 11:50 p.m., Fri., May 16)

Cocos Fire now 50% contained at 2,520 acres

CAL FIRE is reporting that the Cocos Fire is now 50 percent contained. The total acreage now stands at 2,520, with 1,500 structures threatened. Eight single family dwellings have been destroyed.

(PREVIOUS UPDATE)

The County of San Diego reported at 11 a.m. today (Friday, May 16) the following updates:

·The Cocos Fire in San Marcos is at 3,018 acres and is 10 percent contained.

·The Bernardo Fire in San Diego and Rancho Santa Fe is at 1,548 acres and is 90 percent contained.

·The Poinsettia Fire in Carlsbad is at 400 acres and is 85 percent contained.

·The Tomahawk Fire on Camp Pendleton is at 6,300 acres and is 23 percent contained.

·The Las Pulgas Fire on Camp Pendleton is at 8,000 acres and is 5 percent contained.

Fire officials are reporting these fires are fully contained:

· The Highway Fire – West Lilac/Bonsall/Fallbrook 380 acres and is 100 percent contained.

· The Freeway Fire on the Naval Weapons Station in Fallbrook is 56 acres and is 100 percent contained.

· The River Fire in Oceanside is at 105 acres and is 100 percent contained.

· The Aurora/Lakeside Fire is at 17 acres and is 100 contained.

One Response to "Cocos Fire now 70% contained; full containment expected on Sunday"

  1. Sharon   May 16, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    Concise. Helpful

    Reply

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