Tag Archive for Santiago Fire

Fire Reaches Silverado Canyon

FIRE UPDATES Orange County Register  Fire again threatens Silverado Canyon Deputies trying to evacuate any holdouts. The Santiago fire dipped into the bottom of Silverado Canyon late Friday and is predicted to reach houses by Saturday afternoon, fire officials said. Late tonight Orange County and Los Angeles city firefighting teams set up lookouts on opposing…

Santiago Fire UPDATE: Fire Reaches Silverado, Firefighters Prepare in Riverside County

The Orange County Fire Authority & The Register are reporting that active fire is now in Silverado Canyon. Firefighters reiterate that evacuation is mandatory and re-entry is prohibited. Check OCFA’s web site for more info on the fire. Meanwhile, firefighters have begun staging in Riverside County. While Riverside does not face an immediate threat from…

Open Letter to the National Media*

*Who don’t know S*** about Southern California. This is definitely one of the worst fire seasons I have ever witnessed. As a child, I remember needing the assurance of my parents that the fires were far away and we were in no danger because the news whipped up the fear. For the record, I have…