A section of the 241 Toll Road damaged as a result of the Canyon Fire 2 will keep the roadway, which connects Yorba Linda to Rancho Santa Margarita, closed until further notice, officials said. Full containment is expected by Saturday. The Canyon Fire 2 scorched more than 9,000 acres and was 60 percent contained as of Thursday morning. pic.twitter.com/85o0xAp3zU
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All Evacuation Orders Lifted as Containment Increases on Canyon Fire 2
‘Those Guys Were Unbelievable’: Tustin Residents Express Gratitude to Firefighters for Saving Their Home From Canyon Fire 2 The route will need to be cleaned of fire retardant and repaired before it can reopen, The Toll Roads stated, adding that updates would be distributed through their social media pages. (Credit: Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)
The toll road is closed in both directions between the 91 Freway and East Santiago Canyon Road/Chapman Avenue, The Toll Roads stated in an alert Wednesday. A DC-10 makes a drop as the Anahiem Hills fire rages along 241 and Santiago Canyon Rd in Orange. “As a result of the Canyon Fire 2, which broke out the morning of Monday, October 9, a section of the 241 Toll Road sustained electrical, signage, guardrail, traffic control device and fencing damage when flames got to close to and crossed the roadway,” the alert read.