Hazy Conditions in Orange County as Coastal Fire Burns

There were hazy conditions in Laguna Niguel, California, on Wednesday, May 11, as a nearby wildfire destroyed homes and forced locals to evacuate.

The blaze, known as the Coastal Fire, was 195 acres in size, the Orange County Fire Authority said.

Mandatory evacuations were ordered for parts of Laguna Niguel. An evacuation warning for parts of Laguna Beach was lifted.

Video filmed by Instagram user @phiic.ezell shows poor visibility along Pacific Island Drive in Laguna Niguel. Credit: @phiic.ezell via Storyful

Video transcript

[SIRENS WAILING]

[TRAFFIC]

- Oh, well, have a nice day.

- Yeah, take it easy. Yeah.

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