Freeway closures continue in Orange County

Fire Danger to Start the Week

Thousands of homes remained under threat early Tuesday as firefighters aided by more than a dozen helicopters and six air tankers sought to contain a wildfire that quickly spread into an Anaheim Hills neighborhood the day before, burning homes and injuring at least one person.

The right lane of the eastbound 91 freeway is closed from east of Weir Canyon Road to west of the Riverside County line, he said.

A KTLA viewer sent in this image of smoke from the Canyon Fire 2 as seen from Cypress on October 9, 2017.

-The 241 is closed between 91 and Santiago Canyon Road.

At least 10 people are reported dead, around 100 injured and at least 1,500 homes and businesses have already been destroyed.

A wind-driven wildfire in Southern California, has grown to 7,500 acres, Anaheim Fire and Rescue tweeted Tuesday.

The National Weather Service issued a "Red Flag Warning" on Tuesday morning for inland Orange County as winds are expected to reach between 15-25 miles per hour and gusts touching around 35 miles per hour.

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"We don't expect a good turn to our side", Wyatt said about the weather.

Almost 4,000 residents have been impacted by the blaze.

Two evacuation centers were established in Anaheim: East Anaheim Community Center, 8201 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road, and the Downtown Anaheim Youth Center, 225 S. Philadelphia St.

Overnight shelter can be found at Katella High School (2200 E. Wagner Ave.).

Residents with horses were being asked to bring them to Los Alamitos race track. Those evacuation orders remain in place.

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