CANYON FIRE 2 THURSDAY UPDATE: 60% Contained at 9,217 Acres; 241 Fwy Closed Indefinitely

Oct 12, 2017

The 241 toll freeway between the 91 corridor in Orange County and Santiago Canyon Road in Orange, will be closed until further notice. The toll freeway - which was right in the middle of the burn area - was damaged by the Canyon Fire 2.
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11:00AM THURSDAY UPDATE:  The Canyon Fire 2, which has been burning in the Anaheim Hills this week, is now 60 percent contained at just over 9,200 acres.  There are more than 1600 firefighters battling the Canyon Fire 2, along with with 255 engines, five bulldozers, 13 helicopters, and five air tankers.  Favorable weather yesterday (Wednesday) - and expected again today - is giving fire authorities hope that they’ll have full containment of the Canyon Fire 2 by Saturday.  In the following audio report, KVCR’s Ken Vincent has details about the damage done by the blaze, the status of evacuations in the area, and information about the indefinite closure of the 241 toll freeway between the 91 freeway and Santiago Canyon.

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