Homes Evacuated as 2000 Acre Fire Grows

Residents of approximately 500 homes in the area near the Canyon fire in Corona were evacuated, with the total number of evacuees reaching 1500 by Tuesday morning. The fire began on Monday night and by Tuesday morning it had consumer 2000 acres. Crews fought the fire as it burned hillsides within the box canyon. Orange County Fire Authority Captain Steve Concialdi told NBC Los Angeles that suppressing the fire was a "hard-fought battle, and only one home sustained damage."