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Photo: A helicopter drops water on the Cedar Fire on October 26, 2003.

2003 firestorm

the cedar fire

Photographs and Narrative

Two binders with the original photographs contained in these documents are available for review at the Alpine Historical Society Museum. They were scanned and added to this website in September, 2013, by Carol Walker.

The Alpine Historical Society is extremely grateful to the following for their contributions to these volumes. Without the donations of photographs, memories and resources, the creation of this document would not have been possible.

Anonymous Alpine Fireman
Staci and Wayne Arnold
Rose Aubuchan
Art Buretto
Alan Dadisman
Stephanie Dennis
Diane Flora
Sandy Garman
Dorothy Hendrick
Arnold Klinkenberg
Corrine Lewis
Ed and Carol Morrison
Ed Mullin
Clyde Slonaker
R. Tankard
Don Tarr
Paul and Carol Walker
Pat Wayne
Al and Roth White
Rick Williams
Paul Wood


Photographs of the Fire's Progression through Alpine and Other Communities

Photographs Taken by an Unknown Firefighter

Photographs Taken by Ed Mullin

Photographs of the Aftermath - Destruction and Aid

An Entire County Says, "Thank You"

Cedar Fire - California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Photographs

Some of the Many Who Came to Help

In Memoriam - Christy-Anne Seiler Davis, Peutz Valley


The Arnold Family Story

Church of Christ the King Photographs by Father Keith Acker

Photographs by Clyde Slonaker

Flinn Springs/Dunbar Lane Area by R. Tankard

The Walker Family's Memories of Firestorm 2003

Photographs and Story by Pat and Harmon Wayne

Photographs by Edward Jerome

Photographs by A. J. Griffith

California Fire Seige 2003 The Story

Crown Hills News - November 2003

Firestorm 2003 - The San Diego Union Tribune - Part 1

Firestorm 2003 - The San Diego Union Tribune - Part 2

Firestorm 2003 - The San Diego Union Tribune - Part 3

Firestorm 2003 - The San Diego Union Tribune - Part 4



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Mailing Address: P. O. Box 382, Alpine, California 91903

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