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Buck Fire contained

Early this morning, CAL FIRE has announced that the Buck Fire, in Aguanga, is 100 percent contained. Since it began Tuesday afternoon, the fire has burned 2,681 acres and destroyed four structures. According to the latest fire update, this morning, “Firefighters remain at the scene patrolling and extinguishing hot spots and improving containment lines.” At […]

Buck Fire full containment by Saturday

CAL FIRE status update, as of 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 for the Buck Fire expects full containment by Saturday, Aug. 18. The fire is 60 percent contained as of this reporting and firefighters continue to make good progress towards containment.

Buck Fire evacuations lifted

Effective at 6:00 p.m. all mandatory evacuation orders will be lifted, however residents will need to show proper identification to return to residences. Also effective at 6:00 p.m. – the evacuation center will be shut down.

CAL FIRE installs Incident Command team at Buck Fire

CAL FIRE installs Incident Command team at Buck Fire

CAL FIRE officials are cautiously optimistic today about the diminishing future of the Buck Fire. Most of today the fire laid down, according to the Public Information Officer Chief Rick Vogt, a Battalion Chief with San Marcos Fire. Both Vogt and Riverside Fire Chief John Hawkins were confident that the Buck Fire did not spread […]

Buck Fire at 3,000 acres: Lightning determine the cause

Buck Fire at 3,000 acres: Lightning determine the cause

UPDATE: At 6 p.m. all mandatory evacuations were lifted. Residents with identification were allowed to return to previously evacuated areas.   Earlier this evening, Anza Electric Cooperative announced that power was restored to all homes affected by an outage caused by the fire. Officials are calling lightning the cause of a massive wild land fire […]

Mandatory fire evacuation in Aguanga, Sage

Mandatory fire evacuation in Aguanga, Sage

Fire officials ordered mandatory evacuations for residents in Aguanga as the Buck fire grows in size and intensity. Evacuation orders affect residents north of Sage Road, south of Stanley Road, east of Benton Road and west of Reed Valley Road.   At 6:05 p.m., the Incident Commander reported the Buck Fire was 1,800 acres and […]

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