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Falls Fire Hits 1200 Acres Prompting Evacuations in Orange County

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By Brian Hews

A wildfire broke out in Orange County on Monday, prompting officials to evacuate residents who live around an area off of Ortega Highway.

As of 7:30 p.m. Monday night, 1,200 acres have been burned and mandatory evacuations have been called for Lakeland Village, Decker Canyon and Rancho Capistrano residents.

Fire officials are also reporting that Ortega Highway is closed to non-residents. Closures are at Grand Ave in Lake Elsinore and Antionio Parkway in Orange County.

There are currently 265 people working on the fire.

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