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Incident Name: HOLY FIRE INFORMATION (ORANGE COUNTY/TRUBUCO CANYON/USFS) Type of Incident: Wildland Fire
Incident Address: TRABUCO CANYON IN ORANGE COUNTY Incident Number: CA-RRU-XXXXX
Community: ORANGE COUNTY/USFS CLEVELAND NATIONAL FOREST Date Reported: 8/6/2018
Time Reported: 4:00 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time:
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: Yes
Cause: Evacuation Comments: 8/15/18 @ 6:00 p.m. - Effective Wednesday, August 15, 2018, voluntary evacuations have been lifted for residents of the Trilogy community in the Temescal Valley. On the southern boundary of the fire, the Long Canyon Road loop will remain closed on the west above the entrance to Mystic Oaks and on the east on North Main Divide at Highway 74. All Forest Service facilities in the Highway 74 corridor remain closed: Blue Jay, Falcon and El Cariso campgrounds. All Forest Service Trails leading into the burn area are closed. Holy Jim and Trabuco Canyon are within the Forest Closure area. Please note that the Fire Information line has been closed. For information, please call the Trabuco Ranger District of the Forest Service at 951/736-1811. Please stay out of the burned areas and allow the land to recover. The Burned Area Emergency Response team will be accessing the fire area in the next few weeks. Residents should stay alert and be prepared for changing conditions. For further information visit WildlandfireRSG.org 8/14/18 @ 6 p.m. - The evacuation order for Mystic Oaks had been lifted. 8/14/18 @ 10 a.m. As of 10:00am this morning, the 74 will reopen to through traffic. Evacuations for El Cariso Village and Rancho Capistrano have been lifted. The Mystic Oaks community remains under mandatory evacuations. The community of Trilogy remains under Voluntary evacs. Blue Jay, Falcon, and Los Pinos remain closed. All Forest Service trails leading into the burned area remain closed. <div>8/13/18: As of 0700 this morning, mandatory evacuations for the Glen Eden community have been lifted and residents can return to their homes. <div>8/12/18 @ 8:16 p.m. - Evacuations have been lifted for the Lake Elsinore community of Riverside. <div>8/12/18 @ 11:20 a.m. - The Trilogy Community is under Voluntary Evacuation. <div>Effective Sunday, August 12, 2018, mandatory evacuations have been lifted for the Sycamore Creek Community. <div>Effective Saturday, August 11, 2018: Mandatory evacuation for the Machado community has been lifted. Voluntary evacuations are terminated for the Shoreline community. <div>Effective Saturday, August 11, 2018, evacuation orders have been lifted for the communities of Horsethief Canyon, Rice Canyon, and McVicker Canyon within the city of Lake Elsinore. Mountain Street at Avocado Way, in the McVicker Canyon community will remain closed where the pavement ends. <div>UPDATE 8/9/18 @ 3:13 p.m. - An evacuation warning has been issued for the area south of Grand Avenue, west of Garner road to Highway 74. UPDATE 8/9/18 @ 3:01 p.m. - New mandatory evacuations for Elsinore: in effect for all homes on the mountainside of Lake St and southwest of Grand Ave to Ortega Hwy. UPDATE 8/9/18 @ 1:19 p.m. - A Voluntary evacuation for the Machado area has been issued. UPDATE 8/8/18 @ 2:25 p.m. - Cleveland National Forest has issued the following: MANDATORY EVACUATIONS FOR: McVicker Canyon, rice canyon, Horsethief, Glen Eden, El Cariso Village, Sycamore Creek, and Rancho Capistrano. U.S. Forest Service - Cleveland National Forest has issued the following evacuation warning: Rice Canyon McVicker Canyon Sycamore Creek, Highway 74 (Ortega Highway) west from Lookout Restaurant to Nichols Institute and all connecting roads in the communities of Rancho Capistrano, El Cariso Village and Blue Jay are under voluntary Evacuation Warning. ADDITIONAL VOLUNTARY EVACUATIONS ARE IN EFFECT: Voluntary Evacuation Warnings for Horsethief and Glen Eden Communities. These communities are under voluntary evacuation. A care and reception center is available at Temescal Canyon High School, 18760 El Toro Road in Lake Elsinore for residents. Small Animals may be evacuated to Animal Friends of the Valley (AFV) at 22751 Mission Trail in Wildomar. AFV Phone Numbers: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. call 951-674-0618, 4 p.m.- 8 a.m. call 951-506-5069 NEW EVACUATION WARNINGS: As of 8/8/2018 McVicker, Rice Canyon and Sycamore Creek have been added to the evacuation warning areas.

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
Effective Wednesday, August 15, 2018, voluntary evacuations have been lifted for residents of the Trilogy community in the Temescal Valley. On the southern boundary of the fire, the Long Canyon Road loop will remain closed on the west above the entrance to Mystic Oaks and on the east on North Main Divide at Highway 74. All Forest Service facilities in the Highway 74 corridor remain closed: Blue Jay, Falcon and El Cariso campgrounds. All Forest Service Trails leading into the burn area are closed. Holy Jim and Trabuco Canyon are within the Forest Closure area. Please note that the Fire Information line has been closed. For information, please call the Trabuco Ranger District of the Forest Service at 951-736-1811. Please stay out of the burned areas and allow the land to recover. The Burned Area Emergency Response team will be accessing the fire area in the next few weeks. Residents should stay alert and be prepared for changing conditions. For further information visit WildlandfireRSG.org
 
UPDATE 8/15/18 @ 12 p.m. - The fire remains 22,986 acres and is now 72% contained.
 
An evacuation warning is still in place for Trilogy.
 
UPDATE 8/14/18 @ 6 p.m. - Effective Tuesday, August 14, 2018, mandatory evacuation for the Mystic Oaks community has been lifted.
 
The Long Canyon Road loop will remain closed on the west above the entrance to Mystic Oaks and on the east on North Main Divide at Highway 74.
 
Returning residents, please note that power is off in the Highway 74 corridor. Edison continues working diligently to restore power in the area.
 
All Forest Service facilities in the Highway 74 corridor remain closed: Blue Jay campground, Falcon campground and Los Pinos. All Forest Service Trails leading into the burn area are closed.
 
Holy Jim and Trabuco Canyon are subject to Forest Closure. The community of Trilogy in Temescal Valley remains under voluntary evacuation.
 
Firefighters continue to work with heavy equipment in the area. The area still has active flareups and smoke. Please drive cautiously to keep our firefighters safe.
 
UPDATE 8/14/18 @ 10 a.m. - Ortega highway is OPEN to all traffic. Evacuations for El Cariso Village and Rancho Capistrano have been lifted. The Mystic Oaks community remains under mandatory evacuations.
 
The community of Trilogy remains under Voluntary evacs.
 
Blue Jay, Falcon, and Los Pinos remain closed. All Forest Service trails leading into the burned area remain closed.
 
UPDATE 8/14/18 - The fire remains 22,986 acres and 59% contained. Evacuation Orders remain in place for El Cariso, Rancho Capistrano, Blue Jay and Falcon. An Evacuation Warning for Trilogy remains in place. Ortega Highway is CLOSED to all traffic.
 
UPDATE 8/13/18 @ 7:37 p.m.- The fire is 22,986 acres and 59% contained. Ortega highway remains closed.
 
UPDATE 8/13/18 - Evacuation Order has been lifted for Glen Eden.
 
UPDATE 8/12/18 - An Evacuation Warning has been issued for the Trilogy Community.
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UPDATE 8/12/18 - Evacuation Order has been lifted for Sycamore Creek.
 
UPDATE 8/11/18 - Evacuation Order has been lifted for the Machado community. The Evacuation warning for Shoreline has also been lifted.
 
UPDATE 8/11/18 - Evacuation Orders have been lifted for th communities of Horsethief Canyon, Rice Canyon and McVicker Canyon.
 
UPDATE 8/9/18 @ 3:13 p.m. - An evacuation warning has been issued for the area south of Grand Avenue, west of Garner road to Highway 74.
 
8/9/18 Update 3:02 p.m. - New mandatory evacuations for Elsinore: in effect for all homes on the mountainside of Lake St and southwest of Grand Ave to Ortega Hwy.
 
8/9/18 Update 1:20 p.m. - An evacuation warning (voluntary) has been issued for the Machado area of Lake Elsinore.
 
8/8/18 Update 2:57 p.m. - EVACUATION ORDERS have been issued for McVicker Canyon, Rice Canyon, Horsethief Canyon, El Cariso, Rancho Capistrano, Blue Jay, Indian Canyon, Glen Eden, Sycamore Creek and Mayhew Canyon. For more information call 714-573-6210 or 714-628-7085
 
8/8/18 Update 10:25 a.m. - McVicker, Rice Canyon and Sycamore Creek are now under evacuation warning. Please call the fire information lines at 714-573-6210 or 714-628-7085 for more information.
 
Update: U.S. Forest Service - Cleveland National Forest has issued the following evacuation warning: Highway 74 (Ortega Highway) west from Lookout Restaurant to Nichols Institute and all connecting roads in the communities of Rancho Capistrano, El Cariso Village and Blue Jay are under voluntary Evacuation Warning.
 
ADDITIONAL VOLUNTARY EVACUATIONS ARE IN EFFECT:
 
Voluntary Evacuation Warnings for Horsethief and Glen Eden Communities. These communities are under voluntary evacuation. A care and reception center is available at Temescal Canyon High School, 18760 El Toro Road in Lake Elsinore for residents. Small Animals may be evacuated to Animal Friends of the Valley (AFV) at 33751 Mission Trail in Wildomar. AFV Phone Numbers: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. call 951-674-0618, 4 p.m.- 8 a.m. call 951-506-5069
 
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department is in unified command with the Cleveland National Forest. The Holy Fire information lines HAVE CHANGED. Please call 714-573-6210 or 714-628-7085 for fire information.
 
A large wildland fire is burning in the Trabuco Canyon area of the Cleveland National Forest in Orange County. Drift smoke is impacting western Riverside County in the Temescal Valley, Corona, Lake Elsinore, Perris, Good Hope, Lake Mathews and surrounding areas. Fire information line for this incident is 714-573-6210 or 714-628-7085. USFS Inciweb fact sheets: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6106/ for the "Holy" Fire

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 0 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: No Engine Companies: 0 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 0 Water Tenders: 0
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 0
Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: None,

Cooperating Agencies

None,
Prepared By: Jody Hagemann Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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