Fire leads to closure of Irvine Regional Park in Orange

Staffs fought a fire on Sunday, June 5 that prompted the closure of Irvine Regional Park in Orange.

The blaze was reported in the location of Peters Canyon Road at regarding 12:30 p.m., Orange Area Fire Authority Capt. Greg Barta claimed. No frameworks were right away intimidated, as well as firemens took care of to halt the forward progress by 2:13 p.m.

Almost 100 firefighters functioned to fully have the fire, Barta stated. An OCFA helicopter helped groups on the ground quit its spread.

“We handled to make great headway,” Barta claimed.

Crews were carrying out “wipe up” operations as well as snuffing out hotspots as of 2:25 p.m., Barta stated.

The fire grew from a dimension of 1.5 acres at 1 p.m. to 5 acres by 2 p.m. It had been melting light to moderate brush as well as relocating a northeast direction prior to groups took care of to acquire control of the scenario.

The park continued to be shut till additional notice, Barta said. The cause of the fire was not immediately clear.

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