Cocos Fire Update for Thursday Afternoon

1:05pm Thursday,, taken from Sitio Montilla

1:05pm Thursday, taken from Sitio Montilla in Old Creek Ranch

The most recent mandatory evacuations where near La Moree behind CSUSM, which is off Barham, and east toward Citracado (West Escondido) and Lake Hodges. The fire is wind driven to the east away from San Elijo Hills. The smoke you see is moving west up high but wind is driving fire east.

1:30 PM. County update
Cocos Fire 1,000 acres
5% contained
Fuel topography driven creating it’s own weather pattern
Mission Hills High School is still the evacuation center

Be alert.

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