Don Bauder 4:30 p.m., Dec. 9
Tiny Potrero in East County, the town battling the efforts of the mercenary firm Blackwaterto put a training camp there, has a new problem. A wildfire began at 9:23 Sunday morning. There are 300 firefighters on the sceme, 3 helicopers, 2 helitankers and 5 air tankers, according to reporter Miriam Raftery. Evacuations have been ordered west of Harris Ranch Road and east of Potrero Valley Road. Highway 94 is closed at Forest Gate.