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News Release
Release Date: 05/27/2012 Release Time: 6:31 AM
Contact: S.Blair
Subject: Banner Wildland Fire Incident - San Diego County
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Crews from the City of Riverside - Fire Department are assisting with efforts to extinguish a stubborn wildland vegatation fire in the mountainous region east of San Diego near Julian,Ca. On 5/24/12 two units with 8 total personnel were dispatched as part of immediate need Strike Teams to assist in extinguishment and structure protection. On 5/27/12 a City of Riverside Fire Engineer was dispatched to assist as a Fire Line Emergency Medical Technician to assist personnel assigned to the incident with medical issues or injuries.
Fire is currently at 4100 acres and 65% contained.
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