A wildfire that has burned nearly 23,000 acres in Southern California’s Santa Ana Mountains is showing renewed activity despite being 100 percent contained over the weekend.
A flare-up at the Holy Fire has reported slopped outside of containment lines and has grown to 40 acres. Forest Service officials five air tankers and four helicopters have been dispatched.
Some new activity is occurring around the #HolyFire. This will be very visible from surrounding communities. Resources have been dispatched and are responding with cooperators. Please refer questions to the Trabuco Ranger District 951-736-1811 pic.twitter.com/fgRz2uMAOa
— Cleveland NF (@ClevelandNF) August 27, 2018
The Holy Fire broke out Aug. 6 in the area of Holy Jim Canyon, northwest of Lake Elsinore. A local resident has been charged with arson.