First responders continue to be on scene at Villa Calimesa Mobile Home Park. According to Cal Fire officials, 1,011 acres have been burned and is 68% contained.
Firefighters were hopeful about making progress as weather conditions improved.
Cal Fire ha provided the following updates for evacuated residents and for residents returning to their homes:
– #SandalwoodFire As of 1 p.m. October 12th, evacuations have been lifted for THE AREA NORTH OF the Villa Calimesa Mobile Home Park only.
– #SandalwoodFire Residents must use County Line Rd to return home. There is currently a road closure on 7th Street between Villa Calimesa Rd and Sandalwood Dr. This area is closed.
– #SandalwoodFire Gas service is currently interrupted for the South Mesa Mobile Home Park. For questions regarding gas restoration, please call 800-427-2200. Please be patient while SoCal Gas quickly and safely reaches each home. If you smell gas, call 9-1-1.
– #SandalwoodFire Residents are urged to use caution returning home as For more information, contact (951) 940-6985 or go to http://rvcfire.org/Pages/default.aspx.