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Orange County Fire Update

THE STILL-GROWING WILDFIRE IN ORANGE COUNTY, dubbed the Triangle Complex Fire, is only 5% contained at the time of this writing.  The fire has destroyed nearly 200 homes and more than 1,000 dwellings remain threatened.  An additional 22,000 residents have been evacuated.

[photopress:orange2_a_orangregister_schauer.jpg,full,centered] Orange County Register / Schauer photo

The fire has been spreading for miles near Yorba Linda and Brea, racing through dry brush toward Chino Hills and Diamond Bar.  1,250 firefighters are working the blazes along with 15 helicopters and 10 air tankers.

[photopress:orange2_c_orangregister_koehler.jpg,full,centered] Orange County Register / Koehler photo

Earlier today it was reported that 50 units (10 bldgs.) in an apartment complex were destroyed overnight in Anaheim Hills.  The 250-unit Cascades apartments also lost their office/leasing building.

KTLA-TV has a video report from the Cascades Apartments:

Check back later for any more updates.

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