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Chaparral Fire Evacutation Orders Lifted, South Fire 49% Contained

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Chaparral Fire getting close to a home.

Evacuation's for for the Chaparral Fire have now been lift. The South Fire is growth remains halted, with 49% of the fire now contained.

Captain Richard Cordova, a Public Information Officer with Cal Fire Riverside County, spoke with KVCR's Jonathan Linden for the latest on the Chaparral Fire and an update on the South Fire. Here are the latest stats and information on Chaparral Fire:

  • Evacuations orders have been reduced to Evacuation Warnings.
  • 1,427 acres burned.
  • 13% containment.

Here are the latest stats and information on South Fire:

  • Evacuation Orders remain lifted.
  • 819 acres burned.
  • 49% contained.

For the latest formation on evacuations zones and centers, you can go to the following links.

Chaparral Fire: http://www.rvcfire.org/_Layouts/Incident%20Information/IncidentInfoDetail.aspx?4599

South Fire: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7822/.

Jonathan Linden is a reporter at 91.9 KVCR in San Bernardino, California. He joined KVCR in July 2021 and had previously interned for the station in the Spring of 2019. Outside of KVCR, Jonathan also interned for KALW in San Francisco, KFI in Burbank, and Radio HCJB in Quito, Ecuador.