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Saturday, September 13, 2014

CA-CNF- #SilveradoFire 1,600 Acres 10% Cont. / Mandatory Evacuations (Map)

CA-CNF- Silverado Fire
CNF Silverado Canyon Fire

Mandatory Evacuations: Per the Orange County Sheriff’s Dept. Mandatory Evacuations for Silverado Canyon. American Red Cross has established an evacuation center at El Modena High School, Approximately 250 structures threatened.
Road closures include: North Main, Indian Truck, Bedford, Maple Springs Rd, and Silverado Canyon Road.

Notes: 9/13/14 0700: 


  • Fire camp located at Irvine Regional Park
  • 10% contained; 3 firefighters treated for minor heat related injuries. 
  • The blaze was initially reported at about 15 acres, burning in Silverado Canyon near the Orange/Riverside County border
Basic Information
Current as of 9/12/2014 11:54:09 PM
Incident Type - Wildfire
Cause - Unknown
Date of Origin - Friday September 12th, 2014 approx. 10:30 AM
Location - Silverado Canyon
Incident Commander - USFS

Current Situation
Total Personnel - 280
Size - 1,600 Acres
Fuels Involved - grass /brush

Map: 
Active Fire Map Silverado Fire
Active Fire Map Silverado Fire

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