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Bernardo Fire Facts: 800 Acres Burned, 20,000 Homes Evacuated

This is Breaking News.

The Bernardo Fire in North San Diego County has forced more than 20,000 homes to be evacuated on Tuesday night.  Here are the latest of details from Cal Fire.

Bernardo Fire Incident Information:

Last Updated: May 13, 2014 7:50 pm
Date/Time Started: May 13, 2014 11:00 am

Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE San Diego Unit/San Diego City Fire Dept./Rancho Santa Fe Fire District
County: San Diego County

Location: off Nighthawk Lane, southwest of Rancho Bernardo

Acres Burned – Containment: 800 acres – 5% contained

Evacuations: The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is evacuating the Fairbanks Ranch area,Torrey Highlands, Rancho Penasqutios, Black Mountain Ranch, Santa Luz Fairbanks Ranch, outer portions of Rancho Santa Fe and Camino Del Sur.

Currently, the areas of concern include, the Communities of Rancho Santa Fe, Fairbanks Ranch, San Diego, Black Mountain Ranch, Del Mar, Solana Beach and the areas surrounding the SDG&E 230 KV Power Lines.

A new evacuation center is now open at Rancho Bernardo High School located at 13010 Paseo Lucido. People at the evacuation center at Torrey Pines High School will be moved to the new center. For more information, please visit the San Diego County Sheriff’s Nixle Webpage

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