The Saddleridge Fire challenge coin is 1-3/4″ in diameter and nickel plated with hard enamel on the front and soft enamel on the back. The font of the coin shows final perimeter of fire that started on October 10, 2019. The back show a helitanker dropping water in the urban intermix community. The fire was in unified command with LAFD, LACoFD, and USFS
The Saddleridge Fire is a currently active wildfire near the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County, California. It broke out roughly around 9:02pm on Thursday October 10, 2019. It is still undetermined as to how it had started, but believed that the blaze had started beneath a high voltage transmission tower. Reporters and first responders began to assess the fire, the main location at the time of ignition was at the entrance of Interstate 210 and Yarnell street. Residents were being evacuated, shop owners standing by in hopes their shops were still up, and many of the community helping with evacuating all animals from surrounding farms and ranches. A week and a half later, the Saddleridge Fire is still active and is estimated to be roughly at 83% contained with 1 civilian fatality, 8 First Responder injuries, 88 structures damaged, and 19 structures destroyed.
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