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Brush fire dubbed Holy Fire spreading quickly in California

Posted: 4:39 PM, Aug 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-06 23:39:09Z
Brush fire spreading quickly in California
Brush fire spreading quickly in California

TRABUCO CANYON, Calif. – A large brush fire burning in the Cleveland National Forest’s Trabuco Canyon is spreading quickly Monday afternoon. 

The fire, dubbed the Holy Fire, was reported around 1:30 p.m. near Holy Jim Canyon and Trabuco Creek roads, according to KABC.

The Orange County Fire Authority said the blaze grew quickly from between seven and 10 acres to at least 700.

The fire also destroyed at least one structure and is threatening several communication towers at the top of a nearby hill.

The fire is currently burning away from Orange County and those living in the community of Holy Jim were asked to evacuate out of precaution. 

Cal Fire is assisting in fighting the blaze. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

Watch video of the fire in the player below: