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Country Fire (Santa Clara County)

Country Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: July 24, 2018 8:57 am
Date/Time Started: July 22, 2018 1:06 pm
Administrative Unit: Unified Command: CAL FIRE Santa Clara Unit and Milpitas Fire Department
County: Santa Clara County
Location: County Club Rd & N Park Victoria Rd in Milpitas
Acres Burned – Containment: 320 acres – 90% contained
Structures Destroyed: 1
Evacuations: All previously ordered evacuations have been lifted. Evacuees have returned home.
Road Closures: All previously closed roads have been reopened. There is still heavy fire apparatus traffic in the area. Extreme caution is advised for people driving in the area.
Cooperating Agencies: CHP, Fremont FD, Milpitas PD, San Francisco Public Utilities, Santa Clara County (OES, Parks, Sheriff), South Bay Incident Management Team (Mountain View FD, San Jose FD, Santa Clara Co FD), Spring Valley Fire Department
Total Fire Personnel: 150
Total Fire Engines: 5
Total Fire Crews: 1
Long/Lat: -121.88807, 37.4494250/37.6549
Conditions: The fire has burned vegetation in and around Ed Levin County Park, adjacent private land and San Francisco Water land. The fire burned in a southeasterly direction from where it began toward Weller Road. The fire transitioned from grass into heavier brush in a very steep drainage. For a time the fire threatened the Mt. Allison communications site. With cooling and increased humidity in the nighttime hours, firefighters were able to contain this fire. Crews will remain in the area to locate and extinguish hot spots.
Phone Numbers (408) 201-4378 (Country Fire Public Info Line )

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