San Diego Fire Resources

This morning I’ve been keeping track of the fires in San Diego. I’ve compiled a list of a few resources that might be helpful:


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… And, last but not least, I’ll be twittering the news updates on the San Diego fires as I hear them.

Update: Added a new map from KBPS.

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Nate Ritter lives in San Diego, CA who popularized the #hashtag and creates scaleable web applications for a living. He also does miles and point hacking to enable cheap travel for his family. More here →

11 Comments on "San Diego Fire Resources"

  1. Andrew says:

    Or, you could rely on KPBS or their twitter feed, which is probably a better bet.

  2. nate says:

    If you can get KBPS on a good stream, yes, they’re great. I haven’t been able to, unfortunately. But thanks for the twitter feed. That’s a good source too.

  3. Dima says:

    Police/fire radio exchange provides interesting clues as well, I linked to couple of Internet scanner sites on my page, http://palacionews.blogspot.com/

  4. HS says:

    We have the windows close because of the contamination outside. Do you think that is it a bad idea to turn the A/C on? Thank you.

  5. nate says:

    The media and health people are all saying AC is ok to have on because it has filters on it.

  6. Susan says:

    here’s another link showing extent of fire as of monday afternoon
    http://www.nbcsandiego.com/download/2007/1022/14398090.pdf

  7. Chad says:

    I’m trying to get fire scanner info. Any one got any free links? I’ve posted some photos from yesterday at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shakz/1717146834/in/set-72157602649420904/

  8. nate says:

    Chad, http://www.scansandiego.net/cgi-bin/index2.pl is the link to the scanners. Thanks for the photos.

  9. achillean says:

    If you want to see what houses were destroyed by the fire checkout http://portal.itauth.com/2007/10/24/interactive-map-homes-destroyed-wildfires-san-diego . We also provide the kml file we created in case you want to look at the data in Google Earth etc..

  10. Update on CLOSED ROADS, traffic list for SAN DIEGO:
    http://www.fox6.com/content/traffic/default.aspx

    – 1 million fled fires? As the smoke clears, the numbers shrink;
    – 27-old arson suspect killed by cops, another arrested
    http://www.latimes.com/news/local/

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