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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

CA-ORC 241 Fire, Santiago Canyon, Orange County. 214 acres, 90% Contained. #CAFire

241 Fire CA-ORC-241 Wildland Fire Orange County

241 Fire Wildland Fire Orange County
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http://www.ocregister.com/ SAM GANGWER, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

Update 7-14-15 1830: 214 acres, 90% Contained. Anticipate 100% containment will be achieved 0800 on 07/15/2015
Mop Up and improve fire lines. Prepare to reopen Santiago rd.
Update 7-14-15 0830:180 acres, 65% Contained
Update 7-13-15 1830: 180 acres, 65% contained
Update 7-13-15 1830: OCFA PIO - "After more accurate mapping, the fire is approx. 180 acres and 50 % contained." & "Initially reported as 3 structures burned...reduced to 2 abandoned structures burned"
Update 7-13-15 1330: IC Update - 150 Acres, 25% contained, Forward progress stopped

Location: Irvine Lake and Santiago Canyon, Orange County, Near 241 toll Road. 
Highway 241, South of Santiago Canyon Rd
IA Acres: 5
IA ROS: Moderate
IA ROC: Fire on both sides of the road, making a push to the south
Structure threat: Yes
Special Hazards:
Resources: AA310, H301, AT-72, 105, 1 ORC copter
A full response from ORC, CNF engine E25, 326, 27
Radio Frequencies: ORC
Weather: Temp - 82F, RH - 48%, DP - 61F, Wind - light N, Gusts 3


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