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Jim Fire

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Unit Information

10845 Rancho Bernardo Road Suite 200 San Diego California 92127 
San Diego, 
10845 Rancho Bernardo Road Suite 200 San Diego California 92127 
San Diego, 

Incident Contacts

Trabuco Ranger District
Phone: 951-736-1811

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On the Trabuco Ranger District in the Holy Jim Canyon area, the Jim Fire began March 2, 2022, at approximately 11:06 a.m. U.S. Forest Service firefighters responded with fire engines, hand crews, and air resources, assisted by the Orange County Fire Authority and Cal Fire Riverside Unit resources. The fire started in a drainage bottom and spread uphill, consuming approximately 500 acres of vegetation. The Jim Fire investigation has concluded. U.S. Forest Service investigators determined the fire was unintentionally ignited during a Forest Service-sponsored wildlife and habitat restoration maintenance project during barrier removal. No structures were destroyed. Three minor injuries to firefighters have been reported. The fire was declared out on Sunday March 27, 2022.
553 acres, 100% contained.

Basic Information
Current as of Mon, 04/18/2022 - 14:36
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Human
Date of Origin
Location Holy Jim Canyon, Santiago Peak
Incident Commander Michael Orr, Cleveland National Forest
Coordinates 33° 41' 26'' Latitude
-117° 30'
'' Longitude
Current Situation
Size 553 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 100%
Fuels Involved

Chaparral and Brush

Planned Actions

Patrol the fire area.


Area, road and trail closures in place