Fire, Evacuation, and Firefighting

(Paradise Fire)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2003

Photo by Jim Samuelson

Lake Wohlford Road near Valley View Casino

 

Photo by Jim Samuelson

Pauma Valley

Photo by Jim Samuelson

Pauma Valley

Photo by Jim Samuelson

Pauma Valley

Photo by Jim Samuelson

Pauma Valley

Photo by Jim Samuelson

Pauma Valley

Photo by Jim Samuelson

Pauma Valley

 

Photo by Dan Trevan / San Diego Union-Tribune

Firefighter Charles Kott, a member of the elite

Texas Canyon Hotshots from Saugus, keeps an eye

                                                 on a backfire Friday near Palomar Mountain.                                                  

            

                                                                                                                                             

 

Photo by Eduardo Contreras / San Diego Union-Tribune  
A home burns as the wind howls along Lake Wohlford Road, by the Valley

View Casino in Valley Center on Sunday.

 

Photo by Eduardo Contreras / San Diego Union-Tribune  
Fire burns just north of Valley Center Road just west of Lake Wohlford Road

on Sunday morning.

Photo by Eduardo Contreras / San Diego Union-Tribune  
A sheriff's deputy directs traffic at the corner of Sunset Road and Fruitvale

Road on Sunday morning.

Photo by Eduardo Contreras / San Diego Union-Tribune  
A CDF fire fighter approaches the fire along North Lake Wohlford Road at

Valley Center Road on Sunday morning.

CDF fire fighters attack the fire along North Lake Wohlford Road at

Valley Center Road on Sunday morning.

Photo by Eduardo Contreras /San Diego Union-Tribune  
A horse is kept at the Valley View Casino after being rescued from the fire

inValley Center in Sunday.

Photo by Eduardo Contreras / San Diego Union-Tribune  
Fire blazes east of Valley Center as a resident speeds eastbound along

Vesper Road (sheriffs are only letting residents on this road) on

Sunday night.

from:

http://www.signonsandiego.com/gallery/view_album.php?set_albumName=firestorm2003more

Photo by DAN TREVAN / Union-Tribune

As dusk falls along the Paradise fire's northern edge, three firefighters from the Bear Divide Hotshots based in

Santa Clarita descended the ridge near the Lusardi Truck Trail on their way to another night at basecamp in Valley Center.

Photo by JOHN GIBBINS / Union-Tribune

A giant smoke plume envelops the sky from Valley Center in northern San Diego County.

Photo by SCOTT LINNETT / Union-Tribune

Firefighters try to keep a fire from spreading to a utility truck on Lake Wohlford Road

Photo by CHARLIE NEUMAN / Union-Tribune

Fire burns across an empty field along Guejito Road near Lake Wohlford.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2003

Photo by NADIA BOROWSKI SCOTT / Union-Tribune

Riverside County firefighters attack a section of fire on the south side of Paradise Mountain Road Valley Center Monday morning.

The fire hopped over the road later in the day.

 

Photo by Jim Samuelson

Pauma Valley

Photo by Jim Samuelson

Deer on the move on ridge top near I-15 two weeks after the fire

Photo Credits

Samuelson, J. (2003). Select photographs of Paradise Fire. jim@fotoescape.com. Retrieved Janauary 10, 2004 from http://map.sdsu.edu/fireweb/fire_photos.htm

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