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Santiago Fire UPDATE: Homes Destroyed in Modjeska Canyon, Evacuations Ordered for Trabuco Canyon

Here’s the latest on the Santiago Fire, courtesy of The Register. Mandatory evacuations are now underway for for the canyon areas northeast of Santiago Canyon Road, between Modjeska Canyon Road and Live Oak Canyon Road, including the Santiago Estates neighborhood. Areas along Live Oak Canyon Road through the Trabuco Canyon area, including O’Neill Regional Park,…

OC Fire Update and a FLUSH REPORT

The Orange County Register reports this morning: Modjeska Canyon residents evacuated Thousands of homes Modjeska and Silverado Canyons and the foothills of Lake Forest were being threatened by flames early Tuesday morning as the Santiago fire continued a wind-whipped march through canyons across paper-dry geography. Fire officials were predicting buildings in Modjeska Canyon would be…

The Fire Near Me

I live just south of Portola Parkway; the intersection of Culver and Portola is closed and the firefighters have beaten back a bed of flame that threatened homes at the 261 and Portola Parkway.  All about 2 miles from my driveway.  With several more hours of daylight available today and Santa Ana winds being forecast…