South Bay, Los Angeles, county send firefighters to battle Orange County fire

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Approximately 1,000 firefighters from different areas are combatting the fire.

One firefighter has been injured. The Canyon Fire 2 comes not long after another brush fire burned about 2,600 acres at the Anaheim-Corona border in late September.

The Anaheim Fire update further reveals that containment is only at 5 percent. "It looks like everything (the smoke) is going right over the school".

"We've got winds out here gusting up to 45 miles per hour, and that's what driving this fire". At least four homes were completely gutted by the flames.

At least six homes were destroyed, according to KTLA.

According to KTLA, the fire started around 10 a.m. Monday scorching about 25 acres near Highways 91 and 241. For Tustin, evacuation area is located in Jamboree and Tustin Ranch Road (north of Pioneer).

But mandatory evacuations remain in place.

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Evacuations have been ordered east of Weir Canyon Road and Serrano Avenue.

A sanctuary has been set up at the Downtown Anaheim Community Center at 250 East Center Street.

The 91 Freeway, which reopened Monday afternoon, was expected to remain open for the morning commute.

The cancelations were first reported by the Orange County Register. Residents should take note of the emergency hotlines. Santos told KPCC she lives across from Irvine Regional Park near Santiago Canyon College, an area with quite a few homes abutting wildlands.

In Orange, an evacuation center was established at at El Modena High School, 3920 E. Spring St. During an early morning press conference, fire officials said about 3,500 structures continue to be threatened by the fast-moving blaze.

Chapman students who live off campus and had to be evacuated are being directed to go to Randall Dining Commons or the Student Union in Argyros Forum for shelter, Ledbetter said.

Officials noted that even with assists to outside areas, they are ready for any breakouts in L.A.

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