Lilac Fire

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The Lilac Fire was a wildfire that burned in Bonsall, California. The fire burned through 4,100 acres.[1] The fire threatened the cities of Oceanside, Vista and Bonsall.

The fire was first reported on 7 December 2017 at 11:15 AM PST.

Governor Jerry Brown issued a state of emergency for San Diego County.[2][3] California State University San Marcos and Palomar College cancelled classes and were closed for the rest of the week.[4]

On 16 December, the fire was fully contained.[5]

The fire was part of the December 2017 Southern California wildfires.

References[change | change source]

  1. "San Diego County's Lilac fire explodes to 4,100 acres". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 7 December 2017.
  2. "Lilac Fire grows to 4,100 acres; Gov. Brown declares state of emergency in San Diego County". 89.3 KPCC. Retrieved 7 December 2017.
  3. "High Winds Drive Lilac Wildfire, Burning Thousands Of Acres In San Diego County". KPBS. Retrieved 7 December 2017.
  4. "Lilac Fire Near Grows to 4,100 Acres with 0% Containment". NBC Bay Area. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  5. "Cal Fire reaches 100 percent containment on Lilac Fire". CBS8. 12 December 2017. Retrieved 12 December 2017.