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Mt. San Miguel on fire and raging toward homes in the Harris Fire of 2007.  San Diego wildfires. | by slworking2
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Mt. San Miguel on fire and raging toward homes in the Harris Fire of 2007. San Diego wildfires.

This fire was burning a few miles south of my home.

 

As seen from atop Mt. Helix in La Mesa, California

 

Final statistics for the Harris Fire as of November 5, 2007 9:45 pm

 

Date/Time Started: October 21, 2007 9:23 am

Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE / San Diego County Operational Area

County: San Diego County

Location: Highway 94 and Harris Ranch Rd near Portrero

Acres Burned: 90,440 acres

Structures Destroyed:253 residential structures, 2 commercial properties and 293 outbuildings were destroyed. 12 residential structures and 3 outbuildings were damaged.

Injuries: 40 firefighter injuiries have been reported. Five civilians have died and twenty-one injured directly due to this fire.

Total Fire Personnel: 756

Engines: 36

Fire crews: 15

Helicopters: 3

Water tenders: 6

Costs to date: $21 million

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Taken on October 23, 2007