5/16/2014 09:10 AM PDT

Cocos Fire 50 Percent Contained

Cocos Fire 50 Percent Contained

CAL FIRE is reporting that the Cocos Fire is now 50 percent contained. The total acreage now stands at 2,520, with 1,500 structures threatened. Eight single family dwellings have been destroyed.

The Highway Fire is 95 percent contained, CAL FIRE also reported. It has burned a total of 386 acres.

Acreage totals can increase or decrease as officials gain additional information about the fire perimeters.

A total of 1,323 firefighters are currently assigned to fight the two fires.

For the latest emergency updates, visit www.sdcountyemergency.com. If you need to talk to someone about evacuations, shelters, road closures and other disaster-related services, call 211.