Laguna Niguel Aliso Woods Canyon #CoastalFire Guide Friday May 13 2022.
The Laguna Niguel Coastal Fire is ongoing on Friday May 13 2022 with 40% containment.
Orange County Fire Authority is trying to manage hot spots, mitigating hazards and making sure the area is safe.
Orange County Fire Authority Firefighters are continuing to work to allow residents that evacuated during the Coastal Fire back into the homes.
Friday May 13 2022 at 3:00pm
The City of Laguna Niguel reported that, “the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) and the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA), have been successful with further containment leading to a reduction from 900 homes to 131 homes in the mandatory evacuation zone.
The Orange County Coastal Fire has burned over 200 acres since the half acre fire started mid afternoon Wednesday May 11 2022.
The fire started near the South Orange County Wastewater Authority’s Coastal Treatment Plant.
Coastal Fire Evacuations
Orange County Fire Authority is reporting that they are continuing to work to allow residents that evacuated during the Coastal Fire back into their home.
Orange County Sheriff is reporting that up to 900 homes were under evacuation.
Mandatory Evacuation Order (OC Sheriffs)
The City of Laguna Niguel Reports Mandatory Evacuations are in place for the following communities and streets:
Via La Rosas
Vista Montemar (Residences at 71, 72, 74, 76, 78, 80)
Evacuation Map Online
Input your address to see if you are under evacuation orders at this time.
If you are unable to access the map, call the EOC hotline at 714-628-7085.
Coastal Fire Evacuation Center
Crown Valley Community Center is located at 29751 Crown Valley Parkway in Laguna Niguel
For questions, please call City Hall at (949) 362-4300 or the County Hotline Number at (714) 628-7085.
Coastal Fire Animal Assistance
Mission Viejo Animal Services at (949) 470-3045 – Ext 0.
Coastal Fire Containment
40 percent containment.
Coastal Fire Structures Damaged
20 Structures are Destroyed and 11 Structures are Damaged
Coastal Fire Injuries
Two Firefighters have been injured during the Coastal Fire. They suffered minor injuries and have been released from the Hospital.
Cause of Coastal Fire
The Cause of the Coastal Fire is the early stages of investigation.
Southern California Edison (SCE) notified State Regulators (California Public Utilities Commission) that “our information reflects circuit activity occurring close in time to the reported time of the fire. Our investigation is ongoing.”
Firefighters Fighting The Coastal Fire
563 Firefighters Assigned to the Coastal Fire
City/County/State Declare Local Emergency
The City of Laguna Niguel has declared a local emergency.
Declaring a Local Emergency gives The City the ability to mobilize local resources, coordinate interagency response, accelerate procurement of vital supplies, use mutual aid, and seek future reimbursement by the State and Federal government.
The City of Laguna Niguel May 12 2022 Press Release on Coastal Fire Is Online
The County of Orange Has Declared A Local Emergency For the Coastal Fire
This proclamation allows the County to fully deploy all available resources, actions and measures deemed necessary to ensure the safety and welfare of OC residents.
Resources For Laguna Niguel Residents That Have Been Directly Impacted By The Fire
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (949) 362-4300.
Residents are also encouraged to call the Public Information Hotline Number at (714) 628-7085 for additional information.
Coastal Fire Information Resources
Laguna Beach Emergency Alert Sign Up for Nixle, text 92651 to 888-777.
Southern California Edison (SCE) Wildfire Page 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 Emergency Operation Center Public Information Hotline (714) 628-7085.
This is a fast moving story.
South OC Beaches will do their best to update information as it becomes available