Rice Fire, 200 Homes Destroyed, Fallbrook Evac.

Rice Fire Map from CBS 8

From the Incident 209 report 10/23 1830 hrs.

Size/Area
Involved
7,500 ACRES

% Contained
or MMA
10 Percent

Significant events today (closures, evacuations, significant progress made, etc.):
Active burning in the Rainbow Glen area. Evacuation of Deluz Canyon area.

Projected incident movement/spread during next operational period (in 12, 24, 48, and 72 hour time frames):

12 hours: Into Fallbrook, Santa Margerita drainage, Deluz-Sandia Creek drainages.
24 hours: Camp Pendleton, Oceanside.

Today’s observed fire behavior (leave blank for non-fire events):
Long range spotting, rapid rates of spread.


Communities/Critical Infrastructure Threatened (in 12, 24, 48 and 72 hour time frames)
12 hours: Fallbrook
24 hours: Fallbrook, Oceanside

Given the current constraints, when will the chosen management strategy succeed?
Poor
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575 Fire personnel on scene.