The fire, which was reported just after , was reported to be in the area south of
CDF simultaneously made precise air drops from fixed wing aircrafts and helicopters. These air drops slowed the fire significantly and allowed hand crews an opportunity to establish a line around the fire.
Fire Companies from surrounding cities including, Central (County), Milpitas, and Santa Clara City Fire Department, staffed San Jose fire stations until units were able to return to service. The incident was declared contained at 1810 hours and under control at 2043 hours. The fire was kept to 30 acres and no homes were damaged.
Submitted by: Captain, Alberto Olmos, Public Information Officer
Photos submitted by: Craig Allyn Rose, Photographer San Jose Fire Department