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San Diego Wildfires Update (9 a.m.)

The Harris Fire is 85,800 acres and 50% contained. The Witch Fire is 197,990 acres and 60% contained. The Rice Fire is 9,000 acres and 80% contained. The Poomacha Fire is 43,000 acres and 45% containe

The Harris Fire is 85,800 acres and 50% contained. Full containment is expected on October 31st and full control on November 4th.   There are 2,068 firefighters assigned. Cost to date $7.8 million.   There have been 16 injuries to firefighters, 21 civilians burned and 5 civilian fatalities. 188 homes, 1 commercial property and 222 outbuildings destroyed. 250 homes and 2 commercial properties damaged.

The Witch Fire is 197,990 acres and 60% contained. Full containment is expected on October 31st and full control on November 5th.   There are 3,031 firefighters assigned. Cost to date $9.2 million.  There have been 34 injuries to firefighters, 2 civilian fatalities.  911 homes, 30 commercial property and 175 outbuildings destroyed. 62 homes, 10 commercial properties, 50 outbuildings damaged.

The Rice Fire is 9,000 acres and 80% contained. Full containment is expected on October 28th and full control on November 5th.   There are 967 firefighters assigned. Cost to date $3,108,143 million.  There have been 4 injuries to firefighters. 

The Poomacha Fire is 43,000 acres and 45% contained. Full containment and control on October 29th.   There are 1,838 firefighters assigned. There have been 14 injuries to firefighters.  78 homes, 19 outbuildings destroyed.  Continue structure protection and perimeter control. Continue firing operations as weather and conditions allow. Continue to assess the conditions in and around communities to allow residents to return when conditions are safe.

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