Wildfire Map Spotlight: Park Fire

What is the name and location of the wildfire?

The Park Fire is a 64-acre brush fire burning near Potrero County Park on Potrero Park Drive. Portero is in Southern California, near the border with Mexico [1].

Which cities or areas are affected by the wildfire?

As of July 10, 2023, Portero is the only city affected by the fire. However, smoke from the fire could impact air quality in El Centro and Calexico, California and Mexicali, Mexico.

What is the current containment status of the wildfire?

As of 6 p.m. Sunday, July 9, the Park Fire was reported to be 10% contained. The forward spread of the fire had been stopped as of 5:09 p.m.

Are there any evacuation orders or alerts in place?

Several residences northwest of Potrero County Park were placed under evacuation orders.
However, by 5:30 p.m. Sunday, all residents were being allowed to return home, and all road closures had been lifted.

The Temporary Evacuation Point (TEP) at Steele Canyon High School, opened by the American Red Cross, was reported to be closed.

How can I protect myself from wildfire smoke?

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