Public Safety

GALLERY: The Aftermath of the Border Fire

The Potrero welcome sign suffered some fire damage.
The Potrero welcome sign suffered some fire damage.

The Border Fire started Sunday, June 19. Since then, it has burned more than 7,000 acres, destroyed five homes and 11 structures. These images, taken on June 23 in the Potrero and Campo communities, show the aftermath and the efforts taking place to help residents get back to their lives.

José A. Álvarez is a communications specialist with the County of San Diego Communications Office. Contact