Crews battle Southern California's Holy Fire

Reuters Studio - Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Southern California's Holy Fire has burned more than 4,000 acres of the Cleveland National Forest near Orange and Riverside counties as hot temperatures persist and evacuations orders continue on Tuesday.

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Crews battle Southern California's Holy Fire

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Southern California's Holy Fire has burned more than 4,000 acres of the Cleveland National Forest near Orange and Riverside counties as evacuation orders continue and hot temperatures and windy conditions continue Tuesday.

More than 300 people are on scene to battle the blaze.

Air Tanker 118 from the U.S. Forest Service can be seen spraying retardant on the fire.

The blaze forced evacuations in the Holy Jim Canyon area and sent plumes of ash nearby the city of Corona.

The fire started before 1:20 pm on Monday near Holy Jim and Trabuco Canyon roads.

At least one cabin has been destroyed.

No deaths have been reported.

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