From 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., a controlled fire is set to take place as a part of the Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting training at Miramar. Flames and smoke may be visible from nearby roadways, however no visibility restrictions are expected.
Another scheduled fire drill is set to take place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., for an inter-agency mock high rise fire drill at Palomar Hospital. Firefighters will be rappelling and scaling the steel beams of the new hospital with mock patients. There are 15 fire agencies involved including, Escondido Fire, Vista, Oceanside, Ranch Santa Fe, San Pasqual Indian Reservation, Encinitas, Rincon, Pauma, Pala, National City, Ramona, Cal Fire, Pendleton, Elfin Forest, North County Fire Department.
Published at 11:22 AM PDT on Aug 7, 2010 | Updated at 11:31 AM PDT on Aug 7, 2010