Multiple Fires in July

Multiple Fires in July

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There have been multiple fires in July caused by a variety of things.  Here is a short recap of the local fires, some of which burned in the Wildlife Corridor, while others were nearby.

July 2, 2015

  • Loma Ridge near 241 Toll Road in East Orange
  • Three acres burned when this fire broke out.
  • Cause: Vehicle fire
  • Check out the article in the OC Register.

July 4, 2015

  • 3600 Block of Fairmont in Yorba Linda
  • Ten acres burned, including a home, when a fire broke out.  It burned close to Chino Hills State Park but doesn’t seem to have crossed the property line into the Park.
  • Cause: Unconfirmed, but some reports indicate illegal fireworks.
  • Check out the article in the OC Register.

July 13, 2015

  • Access Road off of Santiago Canyon Road near the 241 Toll Road in East Orange
  • 180 acres burned, including 15 outbuildings, when a fire ignited along an access road.
  • Cause: Caltrans crew mowing vegetation.
  • Check out the news report by ABC 7 News.

July 14, 2015

  • Near the Green River exit along the 91 Freeway in Corona
  • Six acres burned when a vehicle ignited and was engulfed by flames–catching nearby vegetation on fire.  It doesn’t appear this fire burned into Chino Hills State Park, but this location is a known hotspot for fire ignitions.
  • Cause: Vehicle Fire.
  • Check out the article in the Press Enterprise.