Orange County Fire Authority is fighting a Wild Fire near Laguna Canyon Road on the 73 Toll Road on Saturday July 24 2021.
Updated at 10:25pm on Saturday July 24 2021
The Toll Roads reported that all lanes on the Northbound 73 Toll Road are open.
The Northbound Lanes of Highway 73 are all closed at the Laguna Canyon Road (133) connector.
The City of Laguna Beach is reporting that traffic is being diverted off Hwy 73 to El Toro Road.
Laguna Beach Police and the California Highway Patrol is on scene with the Orange County Fire Authority.
Orange County Fire Authority is reporting that they stopped the forward progress of the fire.
California Highway Patrol is reporting that a vehicle hit a sign and went over an embankment.
The vehicle became inflamed and set the nearby brush on fire.
Orange County Fire Authority is reporting that the driver of the vehicle has been transported to the hospital.
#OCFA units are actively fighting a brush fire on the NB 73 just north of the 133 in @City_of_Irvine. A vehicle fire caught the surrounding brush on fire. All lanes are shut down on the NB 73 at the 133. pic.twitter.com/YGF9nXSfeD
— OCFA PIO (@OCFireAuthority) July 25, 2021
Orange County Authorities on Social Media
10:25 pm: The Toll Roads on Twitter
All lanes on the northbound 73 Toll Road are now open. Please drive safely.
7:45pm: The Toll Roads on Twitter
The northbound 73 Toll Road will remain closed at the 133 until further notice. Please use caution when driving in the area.
7:10pm: Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) on Twitter
***FINAL*** Fire was held to 1 acre. The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital in critical condition.
No injuries to Fire Fighters.
6:20pm: Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) on Twitter
Firefighters have done a tremendous job attacking the fire from the ground and air and have stopped the forward progress of the fire.
5:45pm Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) On Twitter
Northbound 73 Toll Road Fully Closed at The 133 (Laguna Canyon Road) Connector
The northbound 73 Toll Road is fully closed at the 133 connector due to a Brush Fire.
Please use caution when driving the area.
5:45pm: The Toll Roads on Twitter
Road Alert: The northbound 73 Toll Road is fully closed at the 133 connector due to an accident.
Please use caution when driving the area. Thank you for your patience.
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