1) Witch Fire: 10/23
San Diego County: 164,000 acres at one percent contained. This fire is one mile east of Ramona. 500 homes and 100 commercial buildings have been destroyed. Nearly 400 structures have been damaged. Currently, 5,000 residences and 1,500 commercial properties are threatened in San Diego, Poway, Ramona, Escondido, Lakeside, Valley Center, San Marcos, and Rancho Santa Fe. Wildcat Canyon is closed. Highway 67 is closed from Poway to Ramona.
2) Ranch Fire: 10/23
Angeles National Forest: 55,000 acres at 10 percent contained. This fire is seven miles north of Castaic. Evacuations continue in Chiquito Canyon, Hasley Canyon, Val Verde, Hopper Canyon and toward Filmore. Currently, 500 residences and 50 commercial properties are threatened. Three homes and four outbuildings have been destroyed.
3) Canyon Fire: 10/23
Los Angeles County: 4,400 acres at 15 percent contained. This fire is burning in Malibu. 8 structures have been destroyed and 14 damaged. Mandatory evacuations in effect in Monte Nido, Malibu Colony, Malibu Rd., Sweetwater Canyon, Carbon Canyon, Carbon Mesa, Rambla Pacifica, Big Rock, Topanga Canyon, Powder Ranch Rd. and Monte Vista Dr. Currently, 600 residences, 200 commercial buildings and 100 outbuildings are threatened. Residents from 500 homes have been evacuated.
4) Buckweed Fire: 10/23
Los Angeles County: Nearly 38,000 acres at 27 percent contained. This fire is burning near Canyon County and Saugus. A mandatory evacuation of 15,000 residents remains in effect. More than 55,000 homes in the communities of Santa Clarita, Castaic, Leona Valley, Green Valley, Acton, Agua Dulce, Bouquet Reservoir and Mint Canyon are threatened. 32 structures have been lost.
5) ice Fire: 10/23
Los Angeles County: 6,100 acres at zero percent contained. The blaze is burning near Fallbrook. 500 homes lost, 2,500 homes threatened. The town of Fallbrook, with a population of 30,000, has been evacuated. Camp Pendleton and Oceanside are threatened. Hundreds of homes and commercial buildings have been damaged or destroyed.
6) Harris Fire: 10/23
San Diego County: 70,000 acres at five percent contained. This fire burning near Potrero. At least 200 homes have been destroyed and 250 damaged in this fire. 2,000 homes and 500 commercial properties are threatened. More than 3,000 people have been evacuated in the area of Harris Ranch Road and Otay Lake Road. Citizens are sheltered Steele Canyon High School.
7) Magic Fire: 10/23
Los Angeles County: 1,500 acres at 40 percent contained. The fire is burning near Stevenson Ranch on the border of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. 950 homes are threatened in the Simi Valley area. Transportation and oil infrastructures are threatened.
8) Santiago Fire: 10/23
Orange County: 17,800 acres at 30 percent contained. This fire is 12 miles east of Santa Ana. Highway 241 is closed from Santiago Canyon to Highway 133. Portola Parkway and portions of Jamboree Road in Irvine are closed. 3,500 homes and 150 commercial properties are threatened in the communities of Foothill Ranch, Lake Forest, Modjeska, and Silverado Canyon.
9) Grass Valley Fire: 10/23
San Bernardino National Forest: 1,000 acres burning. This fire is north of Lake Arrowhead. North Lake Arrowhead and Grass Valley are under mandatory evacuation (north of the Lake Arrowhead Dam on SR 173 and areas north of Hwy 189). So are Twin Peaks, Rim Forest, Crestline and Lake Gregory. 113 homes have been destroyed and 1,500 are threatened.
10) Slide Fire: 10/23
Angeles National Forest: 4,000 acres burning. Mandatory evacuations are in effect for Green Valley Lake, Arrowbear and Running Springs. Fire has crossed Highway 18 in Running Springs, which lost 100 homes. Evacuation Center is located at National Orange Show in San Bernardino.
11) Coronado Hills Fire: 10/23
San Diego County: 300 acres at zero percent contained. This fire is two miles south of San Marcos. The communities of Discovery Hills, Coronado Hills and San Elijo Hills are threatened.
12) Poomacha Fire: 10/23
San Diego County: 3,000 acres at zero percent contained. The fire is burning near Pauma Valley and moving to the base of Palomar Mountain. Structures threatened. Evacuations are in effect for five communities along the Highway 76 corridor.
13) Cajon Fire: 10/23
San Bernardino National Forest: 200 acres at 20 percent contained and heading toward Lytle Creek. Mandatory Evacuations around the Lytle Creek Ranger Station.
14) McCoy Fire: 10/23
Cleveland National Forest: 300 acres at 50 percent contained. This fire is four miles southwest of Julian.
15) Roca Fire: 10/23
Riverside County, California Department of Forestry: 269 acres at 100 percent contained. This fire is near Aguanga, east of Temecula.
16) Sedgewick Fire: 10/23
Los Padres National Forest: 710 acres at 100 percent contained. This fire is eight miles northeast of Los Olivos.