California Wildfire: #AlisoFire Burning in Aliso Woods Canyon

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. – A new wildfire broke out on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 1307 hours in Aliso Woods Canyon Park and community of Aliso Viejo.

Photo Credit | CAL Fire

Fire initially reported as originally destroying 150 acres, prompting deployment of units from around the region.

Video from earlier fire activity.  Photo Credit | OCFA PIO

RESOURCES

Photo Credit | OCFA Air Operations

Command

  • A local IMT (team 1) was deployed to the fire ground
  • Unified Command:  OCFA, OCSD, OC Parks, CAL Fire, Laguna Beach FD

Staffing

  • 400+ Firefighters are assigned to this incident
  • EOC has been activated
  • OCFA DOC is operational

Air Resources

  • 5 Helicopters
  • 4 Fixed Wing aircraft
  • 2 VLATs are pending

CURRENT CONDITIONS

  • 250 acres have been consumed.
  • 0% containment
  • 1 Firefighter injury – leg injury. Mild status.

CLOSURES

Evacuation area map | Credit | City of Aliso Viejo

Roadways

  • Laguna Canyon Park and Wood Canyon Regional Park.

EVACUATIONS

Mandatory Orders

  • Alisa Viejo:  2141 homes from Pacific Park to Wood Canyon and from Wood Canyon to Laurel Canyon

Photo Credit | Laguna Beach PD

  • Laguna Beach:  Top of the World and Old Top of the World

SHELTER(S)

Laguna Beach

  • Suzi Q Center – 380 3rd Street.

Aliso Viejo

  • Niguel High School – 28000 Wolverine Way.

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