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27,319 acres, 5% contained – NBC Los Angeles

Firemen still struggling against huge fairview fire in Riverside County that keeps burning thousands of acres near Hemet and now moving quickly towards Temecula.

As of On Friday morning, the wildfire spread to 27,319 acres. in total and still contains only 5%.

BUT flood clock and strong wind warning are in place for in area of in fire like Tropical Storm Kay moves up coast of Baja California and closer to Southern California.

Huge forest fire first broke out just after 15:30 on Monday and in less than 24 hours killed at least two people. By Wednesday morning it had burned about 5,000 acres, and by Wednesday night it had exploded to over 18000 acres with fire crews containing 5% of in fire.

official cause of in fire still unknown, but Southern Califonia Edison said on Wednesday it was investigating the scheme’s activity around the time fire began.

Evacuation

Riverside Fire Department along with CAL Fire issued an evacuation order in number of areas. below where were the evacuation orders in place as of 7 pm on Thursday, with no updates like of Friday at 6 am

Click here to see up-to date list of evacuation orders and warnings.

  • South Thornton Avenue,
  • North of Polly Butte Road,
  • West of fairview,
  • East of state street,
  • South of Thornton Avenue,
  • North of Polly Butte Road,
  • West of fairview avenue,
  • East of state street,
  • East of state street,
  • West of fairview,
  • South of Stetson Avenue,
  • North of McSweeney Parkway.
  • East of state street,
  • West of fairview avenue,
  • South of Stetson Avenue,
  • North of McSweeney Parkway.
  • South of McSweeney Road north of Cactus Valley, to the end of what street,
  • East of state street,
  • South of Stetson Avenue.
  • North of cactus Valley Road,
  • West of Fairview Avenue, Bautista Canyon Road,
  • South of stetson,
  • North of Beginning of Two Streams Fork Trail, Bautista Canyon Road,
  • South of stetson,
  • North of start of Two Streams Fork trail
  • Thomas Ridge south to Cactus Valley to Bautista to forest border,
  • South of cactus Valley Road,
  • North of Minto Way,
  • North of red mountain road,
  • West of US Forest Service boundary and east of sage road,
  • East Red Mountain Road and Mount Cahuilla to USFS,
  • South Minto,
  • South Red Mountain Road,
  • West Stanley Road,
  • North Stanley Road,
  • West of Wilson Way,
  • South of Highway 74
  • East of fairview avenue,
  • North of Stetson Road,
  • South of Minto Way,
  • South of red mountain road,
  • West of Stanley Road,
  • North of Stanley Road,
  • East of wise road
  • South of Diamond Valley Lake,
  • East of Washington Street
  • North of Borel Road,
  • East of Rancho California Road
  • East of Anza Road
  • North of Temecula Parkway (Route 79)
  • Northwest of Highway 371
  • West of Springbrook Road.

was an evacuation point set up at Takitz High School in Hemet, located at 2245 Titan Trail.

Evacuees meeting at Tahquitz High School may bring their small animals with them. Animal services will help them with them small animals.

About the Fairview fire

The Fairview fire was first reported around 15:37 on Monday as a brush fire on Fairview Avenue and Bautista Road.

The wind travels in unexpected directions for time of year caused in fire spread rapidly down Avery Canyon.

At least two people died while trying to leave of fairview fire. The family told NBCLA that father as well as daughter Ian Matthew Compton and Mikayla Porter were two people overtaken by fire as he moved quickly through Avery Canyon.

Third person, Ian Compton’s wife according to family is in hospital with major injuries.

Two people who died due to fire in Fairview in Hemet have been identified as father as well as daughter. mother was also severely wounded while trying avoid in fire.

At least seven structures were destroyed and a number of other structures were damaged. More information about damaged and destroyed buildings are expected later on Tuesday.

By Tuesday morning fire was up to 2,400 acres, and doubled by Tuesday evening in up to 4500 acres.

A boil water advisory was issued Tuesday morning by the Eastern Municipal Water District. for “residents of fire affected areas in Eastern Hemet.

About 50 homes in in area including everything of Polly Butte Road and area East of 41477 Gibbel Road should “Only use boiled tap or bottled water for for drinking and cooking as safety precaution avoid diseases of the stomach or intestines, until further notice.

All schools in Hemet Unified School District has been closed since Tuesday due to fire.

During the course of Wednesday, fire quadruple in size starting from 5000 acres in early morning hours up to 18,657 acres in evening.

On Thursday, fire once grew rapidly again, increasing to about 27,319 acres in total.

Southern California Edison Leads Investigation how in fire maybe started and put out statement on their investigation.

“Our information reflects chain activity occurring near in time before the stated time of in fire”, the statement says. in part. “FROM safety like our number one priority, we keep doing progress on our efforts to mitigate the effects of wildfires.”

Violent, weekly heat wave in Southern California did not help dry conditions in the state that contributed to the rapid spread of forest fire growth.

Fuel moisture level is normal. below historical averages in parts of Southern California, which means the vegetation is drying up. out more fast it year. dry vegetation one significant factor in Spreading of Forest fires.

The state has come out of one of its driest late winters on recordleaving the slopes covered in dry brush.

California continues face longer wildfire seasons as a direct result of climate change, according to CAL FIRE.

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