Brush fire burning 25 acres in Anaheim Hills

By in Press Enterprise on October 9, 2017

By Scott Schwebke

ANAHEIM HILLS A wind driven brush fire burned about 25 acres and was rapidly expanding Monday morning, Oct. 9, authorities said.

The blaze was reported around 9:40 a.m. off the 91 Freeway near the Gypsum Canyon Road exit, said Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Larry Kurtz.

Fire named #CanyonFire2. Media stage on Santa Ana Canyon Rd just west of Gypsum Cyn. Evac warnings now for all structures east of Serrano pic.twitter.com/grIGnuBcRx

— Anaheim Fire &Rescue (@AnaheimFire) October 9, 2017

EVACUATION ORDERS NOW IN PLACE EAST OF WEIR/SERRANO. Shelter located at East Anaheim Comm Center 8201 E SAC RD. #CanyonFire2

— Anaheim Fire &Rescue (@AnaheimFire) October 9, 2017

The fire appeared to be moving toward Anaheim Hills, he added. Information was not immediately available regarding whether any structures are threatened.

Two OCFA strike teams and two helicopters are battling the blaze, Kurtz said. The fire is west of the location of the Canyon Fire that burned more than 2,600 acres earlier this month.

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