Surfy Fire Update 8:15 am Thursday May 15.
Top photo shows my view from the coast in Leucadia looking east towards San Marcos.
The scary black smoke is gone. They hit the fires last night with a big DC10 air drop.
The wind is currently calm. It’s actually a nice morning at the beach. Glassy longboard waves.
Ash everywhere. The air smells like smoke and stings the eyes.
Local schools are canceled for the day.
Surfy Surfy Surf Shop and the coffee shop next door are both open today.
Anyone who is displaced by the fire leave a comment. Lots of locals are offering their spare bedrooms.
The Moonlight/Christenson surfboard factory is in the evacuation zone so please no “is my done board done yet?” phone calls today.
The San Marcos fire is also referred to as the Washingtonia Fire or Coco Fire.
*read SD Union Tribune: Uncontained San Marcos Fire ‘No. 1 Priority’
*view detailed map of fires and evacuation zones: click
|Satellite photo of the fires.|
*this post was updated at 9:15 am
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