San Diego County has a history of large and devastating wildfires. Whether naturally occurring or man-made, wildfires pose a serious threat to life and property. It is imperative that residents are aware of wildfire risks and that they develop a plan to reduce their potential risk for loss. The Alpine Sheriff’s Station is holding
Continue reading WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS COMMUNITY MEETING IN ALPINE – June 3, 2013
STATEMENT SUPERVISOR DIANNE JACOB 5/10/13 CONTACT: Steve Schmidt, 619-206-9108
County Supervisor Dianne Jacob reacts to the U.S. Department of Transportation announcement today that the Ramona Airport traffic control tower and similar facilities across the nation would remain in operation at least through Sept. 30:
“The decision to keep the Ramona Airport
Continue reading STATEMENT: Supervisor Dianne Jacob reacts to federal government decision on airport towers
I was also able to take some video: http://youtu.be/rt9HJdBkp7U (You can here the truck’s horn the whole time it was burning – Maybe the truck was trying to tell everyone it was on fire? LOL! )
4-18-13 1:05pm: I just happened to be heading home from lunch and at
Continue reading Truck Fire on Side of Freeway Near Albertsons – 4-18-13
Just a reminder for everyone in Southeast Alpine, (CARVEACRE / JAPATUL) the USFS is burning every day to keep up with the piles the contractors are making on the perimeter of Carveacre. For the foreseeable future there will be smoke in the air between 8-4pm.
Sharmin – Brush Fire Party Line
Continue reading PRESCRIBED BURN POSSIBLE ALL WEEK IN CARVEACRE / JAPATUL AREA 3-4-13
CAL FIRE SAN DIEGO will be conducting a Prescribed Burn on January 23, 2013 in the Pine Valley area. Smoke may be visible across East County.
PRESCRIBED BURN IN JAMUL TODAY (11-6-12)
If you see smoke today, do not worry… Cal Fire Crews will be conducting a prescribed burn in East county in the Rancho Jamul Reserve. Smoke will be visible across east county
The fire that broke out in Alpine today was in the 800 block of Alpine Blvd and Alpine Fire Dept and Cal Fire say that the fire is OUT and was contained to 1/2 Acre with no structure damage. The fire was located on the south side of the Freeway (eastbound) across from the Casino
Continue reading Fire on Freeway in Alpine today 8-2-12
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 26, 2012 CONTACT: Jennifer Stone (619) 206-9108
THE FOLLOWING COMMENTS MAY BE ATTRIBUTED DIRECTLY TO SAN DIEGO COUNTY SUPERVISOR DIANNE JACOB REGARDING SDG&E’S INVITATION-ONLY CELEBRATION OF THE $2 BILLION RATEPAYER-FUNDED SUNRISE POWERLINK:
Any policymaker attending this “celebration” needs to justify the line in the face of documented evidence
Continue reading Supervisor Dianne Jacob’s Comments Regarding SDG&E Powerlink Dedication 7-26-12
1:45pm UPDATE: Cal fire is reporting that forward spread has been stopped at 15 acres.
1:17pm UPDATE: (Via Cal Fire Scanner) the fire is now 20 acres with moderate rate of spread. Firefighters are making good progress with tankers
CAL FIRE is on scene of a 3 acre brush fire
Continue reading BRUSH FIRE ON DEHESA RD. 7-22-12
June 27, 2012 – A brush fire in Mexico is sending up large billows of smoke visible across much of East County. According to Cal Fire spokesman Mike Mohler, the fire is burning eight miles south of the border.
“We dispatched two units to the scene and there is no threat to the
Continue reading FIRE ALERT – BRUSH FIRE IN MEXICO – Smoke Visible in East County 6-27-12