The fire emitted amid the fall's first noteworthy impact of Santa Ana winds, the occasional blasts connected to some of Southern California's most noticeably bad out of control fires. However, the boundary line was pronounced, and the area of the Canyon Fire 2 was still experiencing single-digit relative humidity levels, courtesy of the Santa Ana Winds.
The new blaze, dubbed Canyon Fire 2, started near the 91 and Gypsum Canyon Road, according to Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Larry Kurtz.
At least ten people have been killed and more than 100 are missing as wildfires ravage that state.
It was just 5 percent contained.
Canyon Fire 2, a fire in Anaheim Hills which has burned 4,000-5,000 acres, led to the cancelation of all sports at Orange Unified School District, a group of schools which includes Orange, El Modena, Canyon and Villa Park High Schools. The smoke was so thick and high that it could be seen over Disneyland. For Anaheim, it is 714-765-4333.
By Tuesday morning, Anaheim Fire & Rescue reported the blaze to be at 7,500 acres. Residents should take note of the emergency hotlines. He rushed to stir his two younger sisters, both home sick from school, as he frantically checked map apps to find an evacuation route.
More than 500 firefighters were battling the blaze as of late afternoon, assisted by 10 water-dropping helicopter crews and 12 fixed-wing aircraft.
The 241 Toll Road remains closed until further notice, and dozens of schools in the area remain closed Tuesday.