Simi Fire Incident

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108,204 Acres


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Active for 10 days  

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1 County


Last Updated11/05/03 10:00 AM
Date Started10/25/03 2:15 PM
Date Contained11/05/03 10:00AM
Location InformationSimi Valley / Moorpark
Administrative UnitVentura County
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

Transition from Unified Command back to the local agency occured today. Ventura County/LA County has responsibility for fire. Significant release of fire fighting resources with containment of fire.

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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11 Structures Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

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315 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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21 Injuries

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Contact Information

Agency Information

Ventura County, Ventura Co. Fire, CDF, Los Angeles Co. Fire, Los Angeles City Fire, Kern Co. Fire, Santa Barbara Co. Fire, CHP, Ventura Co. Sher

Resources Assigned

CAL FIRE owns and operates over 3,000 fire and emergency response and resource protection vehicles. In support of its ground forces, the CAL FIRE emergency response air program includes 23 Grumman S-2T 1,200 gallon airtankers, 12 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, and 16 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and 10 helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.

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30 Helicopters

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111 Engines

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30 Dozers

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30 Water Tenders

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1,575 Personnel

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51 Crews