Cocos Fire Threatens San Marcos, CSUSM and Escondido

Thousands of people were evacuted as the Cocos Fire spread from near CSUSM to the east, threatening residents near Harmony Grove Road.

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Photos show residents fleeing a San Marcos neighborhood as the Cocos Fire nears.
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Artie Ojeda
The remnants of a home destroyed by the Cocos Fire.
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Artie Ojeda
A home reduced to rubble by the Cocos Fire in San Marcos.
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Artie Ojeda
A house on Camino de la Cima destroyed by the Cocos Fire.
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Artie Ojeda
A house burned to the ground by the Cocos Fire in San Marcos on May 16, 2014.
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Artie Ojeda
A house burned to the ground by the Cocos Fire in San Marcos on May 16, 2014.
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Gene Cubbison
A home in Harmony Grove destroyed by the Cocos Fire in San Marcos.
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Gene Cubbison
More destruction in Harmony Grove in aftermath of Cocos Fire.
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Gene Cubbison
More destruction in Harmony Grove in aftermath of Cocos Fire.
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Gene Cubbison
These fish narrowly escaped the flames from the Cocos Fire.
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Gene Cubbison
This temple survived the Cocos Fire in San Marcos.
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Nicole Gomez
Firefighters put out hot spots in the Cocos Fire area on May 16, 2014.
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Cody Gless
The sun sets over one home destroyed in the Cocos Fire May 15, 2014.
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NBC 7 Todd Strain
People gathered at Lake San Marcos to watch the coordination of the military work to draw water in the battle against the Cocos Fire north of San Diego on Thursday, May 15, 2014.
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NBC 7 Todd Strain
People gathered at Lake San Marcos to watch the coordination of the military work to draw water in the battle against the Cocos Fire north of San Diego on Thursday, May 15, 2014.
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An NBC 7 news crew captures images of the home on fire in Coronado Hills on Thursday, May 15, 2014.
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The Cocos Fire threatens home in San Marcos on Thursday, May 15, 2014.
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Mikey Ragan
Captured Thursday from Carlsbad loff Rancho Santa Fe Road looking east toward San Marcos
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Janisse Flores
This photo of the Cocos Fire was taken from the Latitude Apartments in downtown Escondido.
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Alan Crosthwaite
Dramatic landscape shots show the growing fire in San Marcos on May 14, 2014.
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The fire burns in Coronado Hills, near San Marcos on May 14, 2014.
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The fire burns in Coronado Hills, near San Marcos on May 14, 2014.
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A super air tanker drops fire retardant near NBC 7 News crews in the San Marcos fire on May 14, 2014.
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The fire burns in Coronado Hills, near San Marcos on May 14, 2014.
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Images from the San Marcos fire on May 14, 2014.
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Images from the San Marcos fire on May 14, 2014.
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The fire burns in Coronado Hills, near San Marcos on May 14, 2014.
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Jim Q
Viewer Jim Q sent NBC 7 this photo of the south side of Cravan Rd in San Marcos.
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Luis Aboite
The San Marcos fire burned above homes on May 14, 2014.
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Candice Nguyen
The fire burns in Coronado Hills, near San Marcos on May 14, 2014.
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Steven Luke
The San Marcos fire burned above homes on May 14, 2014.
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Twitter: Rob Frieden
Twitter user @RobFrieden posted this picture of the San Marcos fire burning behind a Fry's store.
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The San Marcos fire burned above homes on May 14, 2014.
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Steven Luke
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The San Marcos fire burned above homes on May 14, 2014.
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Eliot Kaagan
From Eliot Kaagan: San Marcos fire at CSUSM on my way home from Carlsbad at Linda Vista Dr in San Marcos at 330pm. Early on it moved quickly
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Viewer sends in picture of San Marcos fire from Palomar Medical Center parking lot.
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The San Marcos fire burned above homes on May 14, 2014.
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Liberty Zabala
The San Marcos fire burned above homes on May 14, 2014.
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Sarah Olayo
A person sent this picture in as she was being evacuated from San Marcos.
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Nicole Diwag
The San Marcos fire burned above homes on May 14, 2014.
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Mark DeGiso
Viewer Mark DeGiso sent this photo looking north from 4s Ranch apartment at Rancho Bernardo Rd and Camino Del Norte.
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The San Marcos fire burned above homes on May 14, 2014.
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Michael Drentea
A view of the San Marcos fire, as seen from viewer Michael Drentea in Poway.
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Fire engulfs Savona Apartment Complex in San Marcos, as residents evacuate.
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Keith Newstrom
Sheriff's helicopter over San Elijo Discovery Lake. Photo submitted by Keith Newstrom.
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Conor Fox
Area behind Cal State San Marcos as the fire burned.
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Linda Richards
San Marcos Fire May 14, 2014 San Marcos ridge fire seen from back yard.
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landon brown
san marcos fire Harmony Grove
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By Michele Belle Fire~Trilogy St San Marcos "Compana" Development From my Android phone on T-Mobile. The first nationwide 4G network.
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Casey Wrightsman
San Marcos Fire San Marcos fire today at 6:30pm off of Cocos Dr.
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Casey Wrightsman
San Marcos Fire San Marcos fire today at 6:30pm off of Cocos Dr.
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