#WildomarFire | Update 1

Wildomar, California –  A wildfire was reported on October 26, 2017, around 1229 hours PDT in the area of Off Road Park, Los Alamos Truck Trail and South Main Drive .  The fire is located south of Lake Elsinore in the Wildomar area.  It is additionally located on the Trabuco Ranger District.

Credit: Cleveland NF

Fire Status – The fire is currently at 350 acres with a 15% containment status.  Incident Command is in Unified Command with CAL FIRE & Riverside  County FD along with the Cleveland National Forest.  Temps have soared into the 100’s with reported Santa Ana winds making conditions just that even more challenging.

Resources – There are currently 290 firefighters along with 7 helicopters, 36 engines, 9 air tankers, 10 crews, 17 overhead personnel, 5 water tenders, 1 helitender and 4 bulldozers along with Command in a Unified Command system with CAL Fire/Riverside Co FD plus the Cleveland National Forest.  Resources are combined with both local and cooperating agencies which include:  CAL FIRE – Riverside, Riverside County FD, CAL FIRE – San Diego, Idyllwld FPD, March ARB, Morongo FD, Murrieta FPD, Riverside City FD, USFS and USFS – Cleveland.

Additionally, there is a Fire Investigator, PIO and Law Enforcement also on-scene.

Evacuations – Warnings were issued for residents in the Lakeland Village Community area west of Grand Avenue and north of McVicar Street; those living south of Akley Street in the community of Lakeland Village and Wildomar.  Orders were issued to five homes on Hixson truck Trail above the warning area.

Shelter – The Care and Reception Center is open to all evacuees located at the Lake Elsinore H.S. gym, 21800 Canyon Drive in Wildomar, California.

Traffic Alert – Officials advise the motoring public to avoid the Grand Avenue area to allow emergency vehicles access.

Social Media – We are currently using hashtags #WildomarFire #CaliforniaWildfires

(c) 2017 The CA Fire Report – 2130 PDT

 

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