After burning 2,487 acres, destroying 13 buildings and damaging three extra, the Highland fireplace was 100% contained on Sunday night, in line with Riverside County fireplace officers.
The hearth ignited Oct. 30 in grasses and brush within the Aguanga space and shortly exploded in measurement, pushed by Santa Ana winds that swirled within the Inland Empire. Greater than 1,100 firefighters have been deployed to assault the hearth from the air and the bottom.
By Tuesday, round 4,000 folks had been ordered to evacuate, and the South Coast Air High quality Administration District issued a smoke advisory the next day.
All fireplace street closures and evacuation orders have since been lifted, however warnings stay in place for the hearth perimeter space.
Hearth officers urged motorists to proceed to be cautious whereas driving close to the hearth as crews continued to work within the area.
The reason for the blaze stays beneath investigation.