** Yellow Alert **

All Hands Yellow Alert – Holy Fire sighted over ridge of crew in Victorville – Battle stations – Be ready to respond if you are called to evacuate – be ready to receive or assist evacuee’s…
All hands Yellow Alert!

2018 Statewide Fire Incidents

    • #HatFire – 2,500 acres and 15% contained
    • #CarrFire – 181,496 acres and 51% contained – 1,077 residential, 22 commercial, 500 outbuildings destroyed – 191 residential, 26 commercial, and 65 outbuildings damaged – 2 fire fighter fatalities, Total death toll – 8
    • #RiverFire (Mendocino Complex) – 48,920 acres and 87% contained – 119 residential, 110 other destroyed
    • #RanchFire (Mendocino Complex) – 258,527 acres and 53% contained – 119 residential, 110 other destroyed
    • #FergusonFire – 95,544 acres and 80% contained
    • #ValleyFire – 1,348 acres and 29% contained
    • #SyarFire – 10 acres and fully contained
    • #GeorgesFire – 2,883 acres and 42% contained
    • #GarnerFire (merged with #TennesseeFire) – acrage not reported – link states this fire is no longer active.
    • #NatchezFire – 11,600 acres and 52% contained
    • #CranstonFire – 13,139 acres and 96% contained
    • #LionsFire – 8,779 acres and 70% contained
    • #DonnellFire – 23,824 acres and 5% contained
    • #HolyFire – 18,137 acres and 5% contained – 12 structures destroyed (doubled in size overnight) – active Twitter
    • #MurphyFire – 117 acres and 30% contained
    • #HirzFire – 450 acres no containment report
    • #RangelandFire – 250 acres and 60% contained

(Gathered from https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1HacmM5E2ueL-FT2c6QMVzoAmE5M19GAf&ll=33.07623900000002%2C-116.902985&z=8)

Details on Holy Fire (most active and most threatening) Copied from NBC Local News

Started: Arson, suspect arrested
Evacuations: McVicker Canyon, Rice Canyon, Horsethief Canyon, Glen Eden, El Cariso Village, Sycamore Creek, Rancho Capistrano, Ortega 74 Highway corridor from the Lookout Restaurant to the Nichols Institute, Travuco Canyon, Holy Jim Canyon, Machado
Road Closures: Ortega Highway because of the proximity of the brush fire to the two-lane corridor; Grand Avenue in Lake Elsinore to the Nichols Institute entrance in San Juan; Capistrano in Orange County; Mountain is closed at Lake; Orange Grove is closed at Lake; Broadway is closed at Grand; Lincoln is closed at Grand; McVicker is closed at Grand; Grand is closed just South of McVicker; West of Grand (Mountain side of street); Lancashire; Victoria; Machado; Oregon; Washington; California; Tempe; Riverside; West Side of 74 (Mountain side of street); El Contento; Jamieson; Fairview; Hill; Lime; Macy; Ortega Highway (State Route 74) closed at Grand; Machado/Lincoln (towards Grand)
Air Quality Alerts: Orange County; Portions of Riverside and San Bernardino; Los Angeles: east and south San Gabriel Valley and Pomona/Walnut Valley
School Closures: All schools in the Menifee Unified School District in Riverside County were closed Thursday due to poor air quality caused by the fire, and the campuses will remain shuttered Friday. The Perris Union High School District will also be closed Friday
Campgrounds: Blue Jay; El Cariso, All campgrounds in the Trabuco Ranger District
Forest road closures: Trabuco Creek; Maple Springs; North Main Divide; Bedford; Indian Truck Trail
Care and reception centers: Temescal Canyon High School; El Toro Road in Lake Elsinore; San Juan Hills High School in San Juan Capistrano
Animal Evacuation Centers: Animal Friends of the Valley (small animals); Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park (small and large animals); Elsinore High School (livestock)


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  1. So fare, it looks as if the fire is under control. But there is an off chance Mother Nature can throw a curve ball…..

    Lt. Charles Hisa
    USS FireLace.

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