“We have more houses burning than we have people and engine companies to fight them,” San Diego Fire Captain Lisa Blake said. “A lot of people are going to lose their homes today.”
A San Diego police officer runs between houses while looking for people to evacuate in the community of Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, Calif., Monday, Oct 22. 2007. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
While Los Angeles media is focused on the fire in Malibu, San Diego County is battling a fire of epic proportions. As of late Monday morning, more than 100,000 acres have burned. Evacuations have included more than a half-million people in the area.
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