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Santiago Canyon Fire Moving Towards Riverside

From the Orange County Register Fire Central FIRE GROWS, CONTAINMENT SHRINKS Santiago Fire grew to 22,000 acres Wednesday night, while containment of the flames shrank from 50 percent to 30 percent. Fire officials blame the difficult terrain. By GWENDOLYN DRISCOLL, ERIKA CHAVEZ and SARAH TULLY The Orange County Register Shifting winds, hot weather and dry…

Santiago Fire UPDATE

Here’s the latest news on the Santiago Fire. As of today, the fire is 50% contained. However some 2,000 homes are still evacuated in the canyons, as the fire still poses a grave threat. Still, there is some good news to report. Flames swept into the Hamilton Oaks gated community in Trabuco Canyon earlier today.…

Santiago Fire & Camp Pendleton Fires UPDATE

Here’s the latest on the Santiago Fire from ABC 7/Los Angeles and The Register So far, some 19,200 acres have been scorched by the Santiago Fire, and at least 10 homes in Modjeska Canyon have been destroyed. However, residents may be allowed to return to Modjeska soon, once the threat is gone. Mandatory evacuations are…

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…