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  Coyote Fire - FINAL UPDATE


Last updated: 7:00 p.m. on July 24, 2003 - FINAL UPDATE
Start Date/Time: July 16, 2003 at 1:19 p.m.
Administrative Unit: San Diego Unit
Location: Coyote Canyon at the Riverside/San Diego County line
Acres Burned: 18,705
Containment: 100%
Control: Estimated control on July 27, 2003 at 6:00 p.m.
Structures Destroyed: 2 residences and 19 outbuildings.
Injuries: 14
Cause: Lightning
Cooperating Agencies: CDF, US Forest Service, Office of Emergency Services,private vendors
Total Fire Personnel: 743
Fire crews: 24 (21 CDF)
Engines: 5 CDF
Helicopters: 2 (1 CDF)
Dozers: 4 (2 CDF)
Water tenders: 15
Costs to date: $10.3 million
Incident Base Location: CDF Puerta La Cruz Conservation Camp.
Major Incident Command Team: #7 and USFS
Conditions: Significant demob (release) of crews will continue.
Bug Kill has left dead and dying trees as standing fuel in the area.

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