Southern California Holy Fire is at 100% containment on September 13 2018.
The Holy Fire started on August 6 2018 and burned 23,136 acres.
On September 13 2018 at 7:00pm, Cleveland National Forest Officials reported via Twitter that “As of today, the #holyfire is at 100% containment. It will remain in patrol status to monitor for interior heat until the fire is also 100% controlled.”
Holy Fire History
Holy Fire started in Holy Jim Canyon in Orange County California on Monday August 7 2018 at 1:21pm.
Holy Jim Canyon is on the west side of the Santa Mountains in Orange County.
The Holy Fire burned 23,136 acres in the Cleveland National Forest and is at 93% Containment on August 29 2018.
Mandatory Evacuation Orders affected over 21,484 community members.
12 Single Residences were Destroyed in Orange County
6 Single Residences were Destroyed in Riverside County
Two heat related injuries
Two Hikers rescued
5 Firefighters injured
The Cause of the Holy Fire is considered Man Made with a suspect under arrest.
Forrest Gordon Clark, 51, was booked into Orange County Jail on August 8 2018 on suspicion of two counts of felony arson, one count of felony threat to terrorize, and one count of misdemeanor resisting arrest
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Holy Fire Information Center
Current Fire Information is at US Forest Service Incident Information System Online Site
U.S. Forest Service Cleveland National Forest is the lead agency for the Holy Fire.
For information, please call the Trabuco Ranger District of the Forest Service at 951/736-1811.
The forest management team (type 3), which took over command on 8/18/2018 will manage the fire until it reaches full containment.