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County, Lake Elsinore to use street sweepers to clear ash from roads impacted by Holy Fire

Sweeping efforts begin today


Last updated 8/16/2018 at 7:40am

The Holy Fire has created a great quantity of ash, which has been accumulating throughout Lake Elsinore and the Temescal Valley. Due to the large amount present on streets and gutters, the ash must be removed.

The Riverside County Health Department and local experts have advised that the immediate removal of ash using street sweepers is key to keeping the ash from spreading. Roads will be swept beginning Thursday, Aug. 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will continue daily until Sunday. On Monday, the street sweeping will start at 9 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m.

The work will continue until t...

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