We're sitting inside of an arc of fire. Crews are trying to keep the northern Witch fire from joining up with the southern Harris fire through the back country. We haven't yet hit the destruction levels of the Cedar fire in terms of acres burned, buildings destroyed or (thank goodness) people killed and injured, and let's hope it stays that way.
The best news feeds are:
- Union-Tribune blog - hosted on Blogspot, it is updated whenever they have news
- KPBS Twitter feed - The most up to the minute feed, but short on detail
All hotels are full in the area, shelters are almost full, and people in evacuation zones are being told to head to Orange County for safety.