Laguna Canyon Fire Update Monday June 27 2016

Laguna Canyon Fire June 26 2016 Courtesy of CIty Of Laguna Beach
Laguna Canyon Fire June 26 2016 Courtesy of CIty Of Laguna Beach

UPDATE: 8:45am Tuesday June 28 2016: The City of Laguna Beach is reporting that Firefighters continue to monitor the fire site and extinguish hot spots. The fire is now 85% contained.

UPDATE: 5:30pm Monday June 27 2016: The City of Laguna Beach is reporting that Firefighters are still on the scene extinguishing hot spots and monitoring the situation.
The fire is 75% contained and they expect to have it 100% contained within 24 hours.
The fire was located near the intersection of the Bommer Ridger Trail and Laguna Ridge Trail.
The area’s topography has forced fire hand crews working the perimeter to move slowly, but they are making progress.
The City of Laguna Beach will post updates on their The City of Laguna Beach Website as they become available.

UPDATE: 9:55am Monday June 27 2016: The City of Laguna Beach is reporting that Firefighters are on the scene mopping up and extinguishing hot spots. They are working toward 100% containment.
The City of Laguna Beach will post updates on their The City of Laguna Beach Website as they become available.

UPDATE: 9:00am Monday June 27 2016: The City of Laguna Beach is reporting that the Fire is out.

Laguna Canyon Fire is under containment Monday June 27 2016.

On Sunday June 26 2016 starting at 12:54pm The Laguna Beach Police and Fire Departments received several 911 calls reporting a vegetation fire in the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park.

The Laguna Beach Fire Department, along with Orange County Fire Authority, responded with over 100 firefighters from several agencies including Cal Fire, Brea, Anaheim, Fullerton, City of Orange and other emergency personnel from Laguna Beach Police and OC Parks.

Orange County Fire Authority reported that 2 Cal Fire Helo’s with 2 fixed wing aircraft made aggressive aerial attacks.

The fire had burned approximately 50 acres.

Forward progress has been stopped and the fire is 60% contained.

No homes were ever threatened and no evacuations were required.

BlueBell Foundation For Cats located at 20982 Laguna Canyon Road reported on their Facebook Page that their evacuation team was prepared to evacuate if needed.

Fire crews will remain on scene throughout the night to monitor the area and extinguish any “hot spots”.

Laguna Canyon Road had been closed in the afternoon and was reopened.

The OC Parks closed both Laguna Coast Wilderness Park and Aliso and Canyon Wilderness Park.
Aliso Canyon Wilderness Park is now reopened and Laguna Coast Wilderness Park is still closed.

South OC Beaches kept you up to date through out the day on our Twitter Feed .

The City of Laguna Beach kept the public informed during the day on the progress of the Fire on their Twitter and Facebook Pages.

You can also sign up with The City of Laguna Beach for Emergency Updates.

Please visit The City of Laguna Beach For More Information.

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