Felipe Fire in San Jose 100% contained at 19 acres, CAL FIRE says

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Sunday, June 16, 2024
Felipe Fire burning in San Jose has grown to 18 acres: officials
Firefighters from CAL FIRE and the San Jose Fire Department were battling a wildfire in Santa Clara County west of Henry W. Coe State Park.

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The Felipe Fire southeast of San Jose was 100% contained at 19.05 acres as of CAL FIRE's update on social media at 11:14 a.m. Sunday, an assistant fire chief confirmed.

While the fire is 100% contained, "we will have patrol resources at the scene once in the morning and once in the afternoon for a couple of days," to keep an eye on the scene, said Steven Blythe, assistant chief with the CAL FIRE Santa Clara Unit.

The fire was reported to the San Jose Police Department at 8:24 a.m. Saturday in dry vegetation just inside the San Jose city limits near Meadowlands Lane and Wild Meadow Way.

Video is from a previous update

CAL FIRE's Santa Clara Unit joined the fight as the fire spread south/southeast into an unincorporated area near San Felipe Road and Las Animas Road.

Forward progress was stopped at about 10 a.m. on Saturday, according to CAL FIRE.

No injuries or damaged structures were reported.

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