Orange County #BondFire has 25,000 Orange County Residents evacuating on Thursday December 3 2020.
Orange County Silverado Canyon Bond Fire is a wind driven structure fire that extended to nearby vegetation late Wednesday December 2 2020.
Orange County Bond Fire is at Ten Percent Containment with over 6400 acres burned.
Last Updated at 8:55pm Thursday December 3 2020
Orange County Fire Authority is the lead agency for the #BondFire.
Orange County Fire Authority Social Media Video Posting of #BondFire
• 7200 acres
• 0% containment
Firefighters are fighting the fire from both the air and the ground.
— OCFA PIO (@OCFA_PIO) December 3, 2020
The Bond Fire Started as a structure fire in Silverado Canyon on Bond Road that fully engulfed a home.
Strong winds pushed flames into nearby vegetation.
Bond Fire Time Line Thursday December 3 2020
8:00pm: OCFA Reports that Due to more accurate mapping, the #BondFire is at 6,400 acres w/10% containment.
Per Cal Trans: All roads are reopened except for Santiago Canyon Road.
Per OC Sheriff: Evacuation orders have been lifted in Lake Forest, North of Alton Parkway, East of the 241.
1:40pm: (2) Firefighters were injured.
OCFA reports that they were treated by firefighter paramedics and transported to a hospital for further care.
12:20pm: Mandatory Evacuation Orders:
Black Star Canyon/Baker Canyon/Silverado Canyon/Modjeska Canyon/Williams Canyon/Portola Hills/Foothill Ranch East and Foothill Ranch.
12:20pm: Voluntary Evacuation Warnings:
Cowan Heights/Lemon Heights/Live Oak Canyon/Trabuco Canyon/Rose Canyon/Holy Jim Canyon/Baker Ranch South/Foothill Ranch East
11:55am: 7200 Acres Burned. Zero Percent Containment.
10:35am: OCFA has received reports that there may be multiple structures damaged from the fire.
OCFA is in the process of verifying the number involved and the extent of damage.
10:20am: Cowan Heights and Lemon Heights are currently under evacuation warning
9:45am: 4000 Acres Burned. Zero Percent Containment. Firefighters on the Ground and in the Air.
2:00am: Orange County Emergency Operations Center Activated
#Bond Fire Evacuation Information
Black Star Canyon Mandatory Order
Baker Canyon Mandatory Order
Silverado Canyon Mandatory Order
Modjeska Canyon Mandatory Order
Williams Canyon Mandatory Order
Portola Hills Mandatory Order
Foothill Ranch East and Foothill Ranch North Mandatory Order
Borrego Canyon Voluntary Order
Cowan Heights Voluntary Order
Lemon Heights Voluntary Order
Live Oak Canyon Voluntary Order
Trabuco Canyon Voluntary Order
Rose Canyon Voluntary Order
Holy Jim Canyon Voluntary Order
Baker Ranch South Voluntary Order
Foothill Ranch East Voluntary Order
Find Current Evacuation Information Online
Map Updated at 6:45pm
Centers and Shelters During COVID-19 Pandemic Special Measures
Temporary Red Cross Evacuation Point
Located at Santiago Canyon College at 8405 East Chapman Avenue (Lot 2) in Orange
Info and restrooms available
No Congregate Shelter Is Offered Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
You’re strongly encouraged to seek safety with family/friends or in a hotel
Mandatory Face Masks/Social Distancing/Temperature Checks
OC Animal Care at Tustin Facility located at 1630 Victory Road
Open to house dogs, cats and small pets.
Please bring photo ID, vet records, special food, and meds with your pets.
Call (714) 935-6848 for more info.
The daily care as well as feed, medications and other necessary supplies will be the responsibility of the animal owner.
OC Fairgrounds located at 88 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa.
Enter at Gate 5 off of Arlington Drive.
Please call (714) 708-1588 for info.
Anaheim Equestrian Center located at 1370 South Sanderson Avenue
Please call (714) 535-3510 for info.
Los Alamitos Is At Capacity
Los Alamitos Racetrack located at 4961 Katella Avenue in Los Alamitos
Use main entrance off of Katella Avenue and turn left toward stalls.
Call (714) 820-2800 for more info.
Large animal owners under an evacuation order can take their pets to the following locations. The daily care as well as feed, medications and other necessary supplies will be the responsibility of the animal owner.
Updated at 8:00pm December 3 2020
Santiago Canyon Road, from Jackson Ranch Road to the 241 Toll Road
Santiago Canyon College (Distance Learning)
Irvine Schools (Distance Learning)
Orange County Park Closures
Due to high winds and fire conditions, the following facilities are closed:
Irvine Regional, Peters Canyon, Santiago Oaks and O’Neill regional parks, OC Zoo, Irvine Lake, Irvine Ranch Open Space, Saddleback Gateway, Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park and Arden Modjeska Historic House and Gardens.
#BondFire Planned Actions
December 3 2020: Helicopters are expected to resume operations this morning.
Thursday December 4 2020:
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Windy, with a northeast wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.
Friday December 5 2020:
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Breezy, with a northeast wind 20 to 25 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Orange County Air Quality
Thursday December 3 2020: Unhealthy Air Quality in Newport Beach and in Irvine
Thursday December 3 2020: Most of Orange County Air quality is acceptable; however, consider limiting outdoor exertion.
Thursday December 3 2020: 7200 Acres Burned. Zero Percent Containment.
Structures are threatened in Silverado and Williams Canyons.
Wednesday December 2 2020: Fire Began at 10:15pm at a structure in Silverado Canyon on Bond Road that fully engulfed a home. Strong winds pushed flames into nearby vegetation.
#BondFire Fighting Personnel
500 FireFighters and Heli-tankers
Southern California Edison Wildfire Power Shut Off Map is Online
When there is a high risk for a wildfire SCE may temporarily shut off power to your neighborhood to prevent our electric system from becoming the source of an ignition.
See the interactive map to search impacted areas as well as locations of SCE Community Crew Vehicles and Community Resource Centers.
Orange County Alert System
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#BondFire Information Center
This is a Fast Moving Story. Please contact Orange County Authorities for the lastest information.
Media staging at the entrance of Irvine Regional Park at 1 Irvine Park Road in Irvine
For up to date evacuation information visit OC Sheriff Bond Fire Online Site
Orange County EOC Resident Hotline: (714)-628-7085
The Public Information Hotline phone number is (714) 628-7085.
South OC Beaches will do their best to update information as it becomes available