A wildfire started on the Trabuco Ranger District August 5, 2013. The wildfire is located off of the Ortega Highway near Decker Canyon, in Riverside. As of 9:00 a.m. tuesday morning the fire has burned 1416 acres. Due to the fire burning on the Trabuco Ranger District the San Mateo Wilderness, El Cariso Campground, Blue Jay Campground, the Firefighter Memorial Picnic Area and Wildomar OHV area are closed until further notice.
Road closures include the Ortega Hwy 74 from Lake Elsinore west San Antonio Parkway. Intermittent road openings to residents only.
Expected containment date: August 9, 2013.
|Date of Origin||Monday August 05th, 2013 approx. 10:00 AM|
|Location||El Cariso Village|
|Incident Commander||Mike Noble|
Chapparal (6')fine fuels
Continued interior smoldering of heavy fuels
Portable incident radio repeater stolen from from its temporary operating location. Investigation is underway, details unknown at this time
Continue to patrol and mop up 100 feet in. Continue fire suppression damage repair.
|Wind Conditions||5 mph SW|
|Temperature||max. 90 degrees|