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Where is the fire on Emerald Bay?

IRVINE Cove and North and South Emerald Bay were ordered to evacuate by the Laguna Beach Police Department on February 10.

All Laguna Beach residents north of Broadway have also been warned to evacuate.

The Laguna Beach, California fire was reported around 4 a.m

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The Laguna Beach, California fire was reported around 4 a.m

Is there a fire in Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach?

ONE big fire broke out early Thursday morning in Laguna Beach, Californiadue to strong Santa Ana winds and scorching temperatures, forcing hundreds of people to flee.

The fire was initially recorded in the Emerald Bay area at around 4:10 am.

A wall of fire can be seen on the ridge above Emerald Bay, a sheltered area filled with dozens of massive, multimillion-dollar mansions.

Mandatory evacuation orders were in place for Emerald Bay and Irvine Cove while an evacuation warning was in place for North Laguna, including all residents north of Broadway.

The Pacific Coast Highway was closed for several hours between Laguna Beach and Newport Beach, but has since reopened.

No homes were damaged, but authorities warned that ideal fire conditions are expected to last through the weekend.

As crews worked to contain the blaze on Thursday afternoon, a blaze broke out near Whittier.

Los Angeles County firefighters were able to contain the seven-acre Sycamore fire, but the blaze destroyed two homes and damaged another.

One person was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening burns, authorities said.

Evacuation orders for Emerald Bay and Irvine Cove were lifted at 3 p.m., but residents should be prepared to evacuate again if needed, Laguna Beach Fire Chief Mike Garcia said.

Firefighters are expected to remain on the scene over the weekend to monitor hot spots and potential fires.

An area of ​​southern California threatened by a wildfire

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An area of ​​southern California threatened by a wildfire

How big is the fire?

According to Captain Paul Holaday, a spokesman for the Fire Service, the Emerald fire had burned through 145 acres and 20% had been extinguished by Thursday night. LA time.

On the ground and in the air, OCFA officers fought the fire using water-dropping planes.

A wall of fire can be seen on the mountain road above Emerald Bay, a gated neighborhood with dozens of multimillion-dollar homes, according to a video from the scene.

The cause of the fire has not been determined yet

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The cause of the fire has not been determined yetCredit: ABC7

What caused the fire?

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

Even so, students and staff are not allowed into El Morro Elementary School on Thursdays.

By 5:14 a.m., all northbound traffic on the Coast Highway was halted at Ledroit Street, and all southbound traffic at El Morro was shut down.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/17612042/laguna-beach-fire-map-emerald-bay/ Where is the fire on Emerald Bay?

Bobby Allyn

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