Southern California Chaparral Fire Updates Tuesday August 31 2021

Chaparral Fire Courtesy of U.S. Forest Service-Cleveland National Forest Facebook Page
Chaparral Fire Courtesy of U.S. Forest Service-Cleveland National Forest Facebook Page

Southern California Chaparral Fire Updates for Tuesday August 31 2021.
Multiple Fire Fighting agencies are fighting the Chaparral Fire in Cleveland National Forest.

Tuesday August 31 2021 Cal Fire San Diego 7:00pm Update

“The Chaparral Fire remains 1,427 acres and is 50% contained.
Firefighters will work through the evening to patrol the fireline and mop-up any hot spots.
Repopulation efforts this afternoon have been successful, as residents return home to areas that were previously evacuated.
Big thanks to our law enforcement partners, who are a critical part of the evacuation and repopulation process”.

Cal Fire in San Diego County reports on Monday August 30 2021, “Firefighting efforts will continue throughout the week as firefighters work to cool hot spots and build containment line.”

Chaparral Fire Containment Level

Updated at 8:00pm Tuesday August 31 2021

All Evacuation Warnings and Orders have been lifted. (12:00pm on Tuesday August 31 2021)

1427 Acres Burned with 50 Percent Containment

Cal Fire San Diego County Chaparral Fire Operational Update Tuesday August 31 2021 at 8:30am

Chaparral Fire Video Posted on Monday August 30 2021 at 7:35pm Courtesy of Cal Fire San Diego

Last Updated at 8:00pm on Tuesday August 31 2021

Cal Fire Operations Press Release On Chaparral Fire For Tuesday August 31 2021 Is On Facebook

Effective at Noon on Tuesday August 31 2021: All Evacuation Warnings and Orders have been lifted.

Residents are reminded that Firefighters are still in the area conducting mop-up operations and patrolling .

Please drive with due regard for safety on the area’s narrow roads.

Non Residents Should Stay Away From The Area Until The Cleveland National Forest Orders Have Been Removed.

The Public is reminded to stay vigilant on current Fire conditions. Please continue to adhere to road closures and future evacuation orders and evacuation warnings. Please remember to to drive slowly and yield to emergency personnel in the area. There may still be smoke in the respective areas as firefighters continue mop-up operations.

The Chaparral Fire is not a current threat to Orange County.

The Chaparral Fire started at 12:38pm on Saturday August 28 2021.

Update: Monday August 30 2021 at 10:27am: Go to Cal Fire San Diego County on Twitter and Cal Fire San Diego County on Facebook for Future Updates.

Chaparral Fire Location

Cleveland Forest Road and Tenaja Road southwest of Murrieta in Cleveland National Forest.

The Fire is burning west of the foothill communities of La Cresta and De Luz.

If Needed: Chaparral Fire Evacuation Map Is Online

Air Quality

Areas of direct impacts and poor air quality may include portions of:

Orange County: Saddleback Valley and Capistrano Valley

Riverside County: Perris Valley/Lake Elsinore/Temecula Valley/Anza Valley/Hemet-San Jacinto Valley/San Gorgonio Pass/Coachella Valley

Southern California Edison (SCE) Wildfire 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.

Southern California Edison (SCE) Wildfire Page is Online

Chaparral Fire Agencies

Cal Fire Riverside County Facebook Page

Cal Fire Facebook Page

California Highway Patrol Incident Reports Are Online

United States Forest Service (USFS) Cleveland National Forest is On Facebook

Orange County Fire Authority is on Twitter

This is a Fast Moving Story. Please contact Cal Fire for the latest information.

South OC Beaches will do their best to update information as it becomes available

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