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  • Friday, October 26, 2007

     

    Santiago Fire 10/26

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    Burning 27,000 acres and only 35% contained, the Santiago Fire continues to threaten the Silverado Canyon homes with the Orange County Fire Authority expecting the fire to make it to the heavily populated canyon by Saturday afternoon. The fire has already destroyed 14 homes and damaged 8 more.

    As of 10:30 pm on Friday 10/25 here are the numbers from the Orange County Fire Authority.


    "FIREFIGHTING/LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSETS:

    OCFA OC Sheriff CHP
    1,982 Firefighters
    212 Engines/Trucks
    13 Helicopters
    4 Air Tankers
    35 Handcrews
    18 Dozers
    13 Water Tenders
    Air support
    634 personnel
    1 Command Post
    1 Staging Area
    1 Incident Command Center
    1 ICP Liaison
    100s of personnel on standby
    100+ Officers
    100s of personnel on standby

    INJURIES: Five minor injuries of personnel
    ACRES BURNED: Approximately 27,600

    STRUCTURES BURNED 12 outbuildings were damaged and 8 destroyed
    8 residential structures were damaged and 14 destroyed

    EVACUATIONS: Mandatory evacuations are in place for the canyon areas of Santiago Canyon Road between Silverado Canyon Road and Live Oak Canyon Road, including the Santiago Estates area and Jackson Ranch Road. Areas along Live Oak Canyon Road through the Trabuco Canyon area, including O'Neill Regional Park, to Trabuco Creek Road are also included in this mandatory evacuation.
    Approximately 3,000 homes have been threatened.

    Mandatory Evacuations for the canyon areas including: Harris Grade
    Live Oak Canyon
    Hamilton Truck Trail
    Trabuco Canyon
    Holy Jim Canyon
    Silverado Canyon
    Modjeska Canyon
    Ladd Canyon
    Baker Canyon
    Blackstar Canyon
    Williams Canyon "

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