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Poomacha And Santiago Fires Yet To Be Contained

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Riverside, CA — Only two of the southern California fires remain under the 100 percent containment mark this morning.

The San Diego based Poomacha has burned 49,410 acres … it is 95 percent contained with full containment expected next Sunday. Cost of this fire to date; $17.2 million.

The arson set Santiago Fire in Orange County has burned 28,400 acres … it is 90 percent contained with full containment expected tomorrow. Cost of this fire; $18.6 million.

31 firefighters have been injured fighting these two blazes.

Written by Bill Johnson

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