The Forest Service has announced mandatory evacuations for residents in Idyllwild, Apple Canyon area, Mountain Center communities, Lake Hemet area and Hurley Creek area. Fern Valley and Pine Cove no longer under evacuation order. Evacuation Centers: Banning High School. Animal Shelters: Banning High School (small animals); CHANGE: San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus (large animals).
CHANGE: Acres burned: Now showing 4,700. Containment: Still 0 percent.
RESPONDING: 500 personnel on fire. 55 engines. 8 crews. 9 dozers. 5 water tenders. 10 air tankers. 6 helicopters. 1 VLAT (“very large air tanker”), i.e., a DC-10.