Evacuations were ordered because at least 20 houses had been set on fire by a wildfire that was sparked by ocean winds.
In the Coronado pointe and Pacific Island Drive areas evacuations were ordered. Voluntary evacuation orders were issued for the Balboa Nyes, Moulton Meadows and Balboa Nyes neighborhoods of Laguna Beach. According to the school district, students who took part in after-school activities at Laguna Beach High School had to be evacuated.
The Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Sean Doran said. By 6 p.m., the fire had grown to 200 acres.
Many multi-million-dollar estates overlooking the ocean were purchased by flames.
Laguna Niguel’s Coastal Fire decimated a home. Vikki Vargas reports on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 for NBC4 News.
In the fight against the Coastal Fire at Aliso Woods Canyon, water-dropping planes were used.
We are still not able to provide details about the cause of the fire.
Below the canyon’s top, the fire is still burning. The thick smoke drifted above the neighborhood as flames rose to the canyon walls.
The fire cut through thick brush, blazed uphill towards Aliso Summit Trail.
The fire was burning in Orange County’s Laguna Niguel. Alex Vasquez reports on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 for NBC4 News.
This area lies between Aliso Viejo, Laguna Niguel. You can see smoke for miles along Orange and Los Angeles County coasts.
Residents of San Simeon, Alta Terra and Nucella were asked to evacuate by the deputies.
Steinle stated that a center for evacuation was set up at Laguna Niguel Community Center, 28751 Crown Valley Parkway.
You can find an interactive map with road closures, evacuations and shelters in Orange County here.