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Woodchuck Fire

  • Riverside County
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  • Started: May 04, 2018
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  • Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 AM
Burned For

12 days

Containment

100%

Acres Burned

15

UPDATE[FINAL] 05-05-2018 Fire is 100% contained. Final size :15 acres. 5/5/18 Update - The fire is 26 acres and 90% containedFinal Evening Update 5/4/18 - Firefighters will remain on scene overnight. The next containment update will be provided following morning briefing 5/5/18 unless significant fire activity occurs.   Update - The forward progression of the fire has been stopped at 24.5 acres. The fire is 60% contained.   Update - The fire is holding at 10 acres and is 0% contained.   CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a wildland fire at Highway 79 X Woodchuck Rd in the unincorporated County area of Temecula. The first arriving engine company reported three to five acres of light flashy fuels. The fire is currently 10 acres with a moderate rate of spread. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

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Do people near this fire need to evacuate?

YES
Evacuation orders have been issued. Learn more

Have any road closures been announced?

NO
No nearby roads are closed at this time.

What is the air quality like near the fire?

Good
Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
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Additional Details

EVACUATIONS

No

SCHOOL CLOSURES

n/a

CAUSE

Unknown

INJURIES

n/a

STRUCTURES THREATENED

n/a

STRUCTURES DESTROYED

n/a

CONDITIONS

n/a

DATA SOURCE

CalFire RVCFire

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

CAL FIRE/ Riverside County Fire

COOPERATING AGENCIES

CAL FIRE/Riverside, CAL FIRE/San Bernardino, California Highway Patrol (CHP), Riverside City FD, Riverside County Fire Department,

PHONE NUMBERS

Information Center

(951) 940-6985