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Blue Ridge Fire Damages Multiple Homes; Thousands of Residents Evacuated

By FERNANDO VILLICANA, Correspondent | October 27, 2020 | CALIFORNIA

Story No. 102820100

Extreme Santa Ana winds pushed a vegetation fire to consuming Roughly 15,200 acres as of Tuesday evening, October 27th, at 8 p.m. The Blue Ridge Fire ignited in Corona midday Monday and quickly spread to Yorba Linda and Chino Hills. The blaze damaged 10 Yorba Linda homes and evacuations in the area include 6,000 homes in Chino Hills, and 276 homes in Brea. The fire displaced 2,500 Yorba Linda families during the firefight as of Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

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