Anaheim Hills fire: Fast-moving fire burns homes, prompts mandatory evacuations
Fast-moving Anaheim Hills brush fire prompts mandatory evacuation orders
Homes charred, evacuations ordered for Anaheim Hills fire
Homes were seen ablaze as a fire spread quickly through the Anaheim Hills area Monday, prompting mandatory evacuations for 1,000 homes and freeway closures. (KABC)
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ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif. (KABC) — Homes were seen ablaze as a vegetation fire spread quickly through the Anaheim Hills area on Monday, prompting mandatory evacuations for 1,000 homes and freeway closures in the area.
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The fire was first reported shortly before 10 a.m. near the eastbound 91 Freeway and the 241 interchange. The blaze, which was initially estimated to be 25 acres, charred approximately 500 acres by around 12:30 p.m., according to the Anaheim Fire and Rescue Department.