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Wildfire breaks out in Agunaga

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

On October 30th 2023 at 12:37 PM, A wildfire broke out in the Aguanga community of Riverside County, California. Fueled by strong Santa Ana winds, the fire moved at a dangerous rate of spread. Crews from the ground and air battled the blaze. Thirteen houses were destroyed and another seven were damaged. There were two firefighters injured. The fire burned 2,487 acres. The fire was 100% contained on November 6th, 2023. Cause of the fire remains under investigation. 

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RYAN GROTHECorrespondent

Full time firefighter in San Diego North county. Freelance media credentialed photographer. main area of focus is aerial firefighting.