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A check in on the Holy Fire in Orange and Riverside counties

LAKE ELSINORE, CA - AUGUST 10:  The Holy Fire burns on August 10, 2018 near Lake Elsinore, California. The fire continues to grow amidst a heat wave and has now burned 10,236 acres while remaining just five percent contained.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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LAKE ELSINORE, CA - AUGUST 10: The Holy Fire burns on August 10, 2018 near Lake Elsinore, California.

The Holy Fire in Orange County ignited Monday, but it’s already burned over 10,000 acres, forcing more than 21,000 people to evacuate by Thursday night.

The Holy Fire in Orange County ignited Monday, but it’s already burned over 10,000 acres, forcing more than 21,000 people to evacuate by Thursday night.

Earlier in the week, law enforcement arrested a suspect on counts of felony arson. Meanwhile, some residents have chosen to stay in their homes, despite evacuation orders. We check in on the latest from Lake Elsinore.

Guest:

Jill Replogle, KPCC’s Orange County reporter; she tweets

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