Google Maps Show Southern California's Fire Information

Oct 24, 2007 | 12,541 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Maps have been used extensively to warn everyone of Southern California's raging wildfires. Jess Lee reports some of the most popular Google Firemaps.

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San Diego County Fires – KPBS is updating this map every 5 to 15 minutes with the latest information on the spread of the fire. It appears to be one of the most up-to-date and includes lots of information about evacuation alerts and evacuation centers. It also shows burn zones drawn on the map.

Los Angeles Times 10-23-07 Fires – Includes status updates on each of the fires, including the number of acres burned, percentage contained, the amount of property damage, injuries and evacuations. The LA Times is updating this quite frequently.

Wildfires in Southern California – Fire status updates, closed roads, evacuation alerts, and photos by the Los Angeles Daily News.

San Diego Under Siege: Witch Creek and Harris Fires info and maps – This map is focused on the Witch Creek and Harris fires. It appears to have been created by someone who lives in the area who is updating the map as more news appears on TV.

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Fire Updates and Road Closures – This map is specifically about the fires in Santa Clarita, including road closures, burn zones, property damage, and injures.

Witch Creek Fire – This one is specifically about the Witch Creek fire. It doesn't seem to be getting updated as frequently now; apparently the creator had to leave.

The Orange County Register – Updates from the Register on each of the fires, including evacuated areas, start time, origin, property damage, etc.

Wildfire Photos – Photos from the San Diego Union-Tribune.

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Wildfire Videos – Videos from the San Diego Union-Tribune.

2007 Wildfires – Burn zones and evacuation centers from the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Los Angeles Times 10-22-07 Fires – Fire news from yesterday by the Los Angeles Times.

Malibu Wildfire Info From blog.sudosu.net – Specific information about the fires in Malibu. Updates are based on news from the TV and web.

IMAGE SOURCE: CNN, GEEARTH BLOG & Sign on San Diego.

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