No SDCE or Ryland Homes have burned

From the Ramona Sentinal: No homes in San Diego Country Estates or the Ryland development have burned. Residents of those areas and throughout Ramona have been calling the Sentinel because they have heard no official reports. Also, some good NASA satellite photos of the fires.

Wednesday midday update

I have had no real information to add over what is available in the media until recently. Water is slowly being restored to Ramona, and I have heard unconfirmed reports that San Diego Country Estates residents might be allowed back in once water service is fully restored. Apparently some grocery stores in town are open…

Tuesday evening update

A lot of progress was made by fire fighting teams today. Winds are not as strong, and the satellite map shows fire areas are much smaller. I’ve captured the current National Weather Service image below. Several areas that had previously been evacuated are now being repopulated. However, the winds have shifted and the fires are…

Tuesday morning update

Mira Mesa has not been evacuated. The mandatory evacuations north of 56 have not been extended down through Los Pe�asquitos Canyon. There have been great efforts to keep the fires out of the canyon, as it has not burned in 90 years. More than 346,000 homes have been evacuated throughout San Diego county. At this…

Site theme update

I updated the site theme to one that allows more flexibility in organizing sidebar content. For those not in the San Diego area, take note of the new fire links section to the right. KPBS is a local public radio station that is doing a great job covering the fires and keeping people informed. As…