Good news for anyone who lives in the southeastern part of San Diego county and has been threatened by the Shockey Fire- it’s 90% contained! The Shockey Fire, which started Sunday afternoon, has burned 2,851 acres and claimed 37 structure and 1 life. There was reported 2 injured firefighters and Continue reading
A new fire is underway in San Diego County- the Shockey fire. Yesterday around 12:15 PM, Shockey fire broke out on the Shockey Truck Trail and Highway 94 on the Campo Indian Reservation. 30 structures- mostly homes- have been destroyed and many others are threatened. 2,000 acres have been lost and the fire is 10% contained. Power lines were knocked over causing 134 San Diego Gas Continue reading
I was watching The Ellen Show today and saw this story featured. I couldn’t resist to share!
On August 11, 2012, hikers Scott and Amanda Washburn discovered an injured and abandoned dog on the steep 14,000 foot Mount Beirstadt in Colorado’s Rockies. The german shepard they named Lucky had bloody paws, was dehydrated, and unable to walk. The two couldn’t carry 112 lbs Lucky down the mountain so they wrapped up her paws to help her walk but she couldn’t. Determined to save Lucky, the Washburns went on a local hiker’s social media website 14ers.com and posted the dog’s picture along with a map to where she was found. Within a day, a group of 8 hikers lined up to help save this dog. They trecked Continue reading
The Williams fire, which broke out September 2, was reported fully contained Wednesday morning according to Angeles National Forest officials. The fire scorched about 4,200 acres and forced 12,000 visitors to evacuate Labor Day weekend. San Gabriel Canyon remains closed to public but open to residents. Investigation to why the fire broke out remains open.
The Williams fire that broke out Sunday in the San Gabriel Canyon is said to be 70 percent contained and residents are heading back to their homes. The Williams fire has burned nearly 4200 acres. Full containment is said to happen by next Thursday. Its reported that there are no harmful injuries and no structures have been lost. Unfortunately, I am eager to return to our favorite camping spot to see what damage has been done- this breaks my heart!
The fire in the Angles National Forest is still blazing. 15% is said to be contained and 4,000 acres have been burned. No structures are threatened or harmed. No one has been seriously injured. Almost 800 Firefighters and 6 helicopters have been working on this fire. One report said it can take up September 13 to contained the fire entirely. Most of the brush in this area is dense and it has not burned for 15 years.
Since Sunday afternoon, a brush fire has continued to burn areas in the Angeles National Forest forcing officials to shut down San Gabriel Canyon- a popular spot (our favorite spot) for campers and hikers- especially holidays like today! About 50 residents and 1,200 campers were evacuated from 3 different campgrounds. The fire, known as Williams Fire, is about 5% contained and burned about 3,600 acres so far. The Angeles National Forest sits right behind Azusa in Southern California. I will keep you posted and please pray everyone is ok! This area is very dear to my heart as I have family that lives close as well.