Border Fire: What We Know


Update 4:30 According to the Outage map from San Diego Gas and Electric most power has been restored. Area one, west of the fire zone, has two customers still out, with restoration expected tomorrow at midday, that is Thursday.

The second is near Campo. 41 customers are still out of power and restoration time is expected by Jun 22 6:00 PM.

3:40 PM Update via the County of San Diego:

06/22/2016 03:15 PM PDT


The Sheriff’s Department reported the following road closures remain in effect:

  • State Route 94 from Tecate Rd. to Forrest Gate Rd. in Campo
  • Buckman Springs Rd. is closed to southbound traffic only from Old Buckman Springs Rd. to State Route 94
  • Lake Morena Dr. at Buckman Springs Rd.
  • Oak Dr. at Buckman Springs Rd.
  • Emery Rd. at State Route 94

If you need additional information, visit or call 2-1-1.


June 22, 2016 (San Diego) Here is a handy list of things we know about the fire.

  • 15 percent contained
  • 6500 acres
  • 1604 personnel
  • Road Closures: One checkpoint is at 188 and 94, second is at Buckman Springs Road
  • 1000 structures threatened
  • 11 out buildings, 2 homes destroyed, one damaged
  • Mandatory evacuations for Morena, Morena Village, Potrero, Forest Gate, Star Ranch, Cowboy Ranch, Dog Patch, & Canyon City.
  • There is a warning for Campo.
  • Perimeter The area of the evacuation is within the following boundaries; Big Potrero Truck Trail / Hauser Creek Road to the south, west of Buckman Springs Road from Lake Morena Dr to Morena Valley Road, Morena Stokes Valley Road (Corral Canyon) at Sky Valley Ranch (Sky Valley Road) to the west andMorena/Stokes Valley Road (Corral Canyon) at Buckman Springs Road to the east.
  • Permament evacuation center, pet friendly, at Los Coches Creek Middle School at 9669 Dunbar Lane
  • One large animal shelter is at capacity. Second is still open at the Boulevard Customs and Border Protection station, at 2463 Ribbonwood Rd., Boulevard. For assistance evacuating animals, call County Animal Services at 619-236-2341.
  • Reminder to all residents, if you know of animals still within the evacuated area that need assistance, please contact County Animal Services at 619-236-2341.
  • Utilities are slowly being restored in the burn zone.


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