Silverado Fire Up to Date Info & Community Meeting at Calvary Church of the Canyons Tonight

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The Cleveland National Forest is reporting the following:

“The soft closure at Santiago Canyon Rd and Silverado Canyon Rd has been lifted as of 8pm, Monday, September 15. Portions of the Trabuco Ranger District remain closed in and around the fire area. A community meeting will be held at the Calvary Church of the Canyons at 7pm on Tuesday, September 16. The church is located at 8002 Silverado Canyon Rd. in Silverado.
Basic Information
Current as of September 16, 2014 at 9:28:27 AM PDT
Incident Type Wildfire
Date of Origin Friday September 12th, 2014 approx. 10:30 AM
Location Silverado Canyon
Incident Commander Don Garwood,Southern California Incident Management Team 2
Current Situation
Total Personnel 656
Size 968 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 91%
Estimated Containment Date Tuesday September 23rd, 2014 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Chaparral (6 feet)
fuel model 4, brush
Significant Events
Reduction in size is due to improved mapping and ground truthing. All evacuation orders lifted. Minimal spread due to successful suppression action.
Planned Actions
Continued structure protection. Hold and improve existing fireline. Demob excess resources.Begin fire suppression repair.
Projected Incident Activity
No spread anticipated.
This fire is being managed under unified command by the US Forest Service and the Orange County Fire Authority.
Silverado Cyn. open to residents only at Santiago Cyn. Rd. The mandatory evacuation for the area east of 30311 Silverado Cyn. Rd has been lifted.
A community meeting will be held on Tuesday at 7pm at the Calvery Church of the Canyon.
Current Weather
Weather Concerns
High pressure remains. Temps will slowly reduce to the high 90’s. 20% chance of thunderstorms over the incident.”

For more information please link to USFS

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