Update: Anza Fire Now 95 Percent Contained

An air tanker drops fire retardant on a section of the Anza Fire Monday. Photo courtesy of Captain Richard Cordova, Cal Fire Story u...

An air tanker drops fire retardant on a section of the Anza Fire Monday.
Photo courtesy of Captain Richard Cordova, Cal Fire

Story updated at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 13:

Firefighters now have 95 percent containment of the Anza brush fire, which consumed more than 450 acres since Monday,Cal Fire  officials said on Thursday, Aug. 13.



The fire started in a motor home near the area of Highway 74 and Highway 371, fire officials said. A vegetation fire sparked by the motor home fire quickly spread. One civilian suffered first and second degree burns over 3 percent of her body. Three firefighters suffered minor injuries.

The fire, which began at 11:44 a.m. Monday, destroyed the motor home. Highway 74 was closed in both directions near Highway 371 on Monday.

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