- Posted October 10, 2013 by
Fire Destroys 20 Acres in Palermo, Californa
- Jareen, CNN iReport producer
It did not take long for the fire to grow to 20 acres, destroying one structure, 3 recreational vehicles, and 4 motor vehicles in its path. Several other homes in the area were threatened. However, quick response of fire crews prevented further loss.
A total of 16 fire engines, 4 air tankers, 2 helicopters, 4 dozers, and 2 water tankers, with 100 personnel were assigned to the fire.
While evacuations were recommended and Melody Road was closed during the fire, the fire has been 100% contained and all roads are open.
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