Lilac Fire Pictures And Videos Show Blaze Near San Diego California


It remained the extent of the injuries resulting from the Lilac Fire. California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in San Diego County on Thursday night.

CAL Fire said in a statement that the fire has destroyed two buildings and damaged 12.

The forecast from the National Weather Service office for San Diego sees the area impacted by the Lilac Fire continuing to receive blowing winds (with speeds lessening) and extremely dry air sticking around.

The Liberty Fire has burned approximately 220 acres of land.

As of early afternoon, crews had gained no containment on the blaze.

The evacuations include a mobile home park, a golf course country club and two schools.

The fire breaks out as red-flag and high-wind warnings have gripped the region, as low humidity, strong Santa Ana conditions and seasonally warm temperatures have combined to create a wildfire threat not seen since 2007, when several wildfires charred hundreds of thousands of acres across the county.

South of Renche Rd., West of I-15 Freeway, East of Green Canyon Rd. The California Highway Patrol closed down SR-76 from Gird Road to Old Highway 395 and blocked off the latter route between West Lilac Road and SR-76, according to Cal Fire.

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