‘It Felt Like an Apocalyptic Horror Movie Set’: Fire Officials Extinguishing Coastal Fire
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif.—Nearly 48 hours after a wildfire demolished multimillion-dollar homes and forced hundreds of residents to evacuate an upscale neighborhood, authorities said the aftermath felt like “an apocalyptic horror movie set.”
“As you drive up the streets, it feels like you were in this surreal environment,” Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Sean Doran told The Epoch Times on May 13.
First-responders continue their efforts in the containment of the Coastal Fire as teams work through the debris of the destruction of the Coronado Pointe neighborhood of Laguna Niguel, Calif., on May 13, 2022. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)
At around 2:45 p.m. on May 11, a swift-moving fire erupted at the Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park in Laguna Niguel, California, forcing about 900 homes under evacuation orders.
Originally appeared on The Epoch Times