The Right Coast

September 06, 2004
Evil weather
By Tom Smith

It's supposed to be 105 in East County San Diego today: fire weather. Fortunately, the wind is calm. But already, I can smell smoke in the air. Something's burning, and I don't think it's love. A small fire broke out in Rancho San Diego Friday, in the middle of a developed area. Firefighters got right on it and put it out, but it was worrisome. I have increased my fire insurance and am thinking maybe I should spring for the $1200 pool pump/firehose thing.