Helicopters battle Holy fire raging 4,000 acres in Orange County

NewsflarePublished: August 7, 2018
Published: August 7, 2018

The Holy Fire broke out in Orange County's Cleveland National Forest on August 6, sparking mass evacuations as it blazed dangerously close to residences.

The footage, captured from Temescal Valley, shows helicopters trying to contain the fire as it rages through 4,000 acres.

According to local media, the Holy Fire broke out in the afternoon and grew into a blaze seven times its size within an hour. Evacuation orders were issued for residents in the areas of Corona, Lake Elsinore and Temescal Valley, as well as surrounding neighborhoods.

At least 600 personnel were fighting the fire. The cause of the blaze is not known yet.

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