Lilac Fire One Year Anniversary

Brady Caskey Madison Young

By Brady Caskey and Madison Young

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The Lilac Fires destroyed 157 structures and displaced thousands of residents during its 9 day burn in San Diego County. In the year since the devastating fire, San Diego County has established new precautions to keep the risk of large-scale wildfires down. Reporters Brady Caskey and Madison Young tell the story of how these changes were implemented as well as how members of our community who were impacted by the fire.

This story was originally published on The Sage on December 12, 2018.