Tag: San Bernardino County National Forest

Small Vegetation Fire In Moonridge Area

According to John Miller of the US Forest Service, Fire crews are fighting a small vegetation fire named the Golf Fire, a slow moving fire in the Moonridge Area east of Villa Grove. The fire is east of Villa Grove down in a canyon and less than 50 by 50 feet in size. Local fire agencies along with US Forest Service firefighters are responding. No homes or structures are...

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Hill Fire in Cajon Pass at 500 Acres – I 15 Southbound Closed

Big Bear, Ca, September 2, 2011, 3:25pm – A wildfire began today at approximately 12:30pm in the Cajon Pass near Oak Hills.  The fire reportedly started in the center divider of the Southbound I-15, near Highway 395.  The fire has since grown to 500 acres, and  mandatory evacuations are being called for homes in the Oak Hills area.   According to John Miller with the US Forest Service the DC-10 air tanker has been called in, and water dropping helicopters are being utilized.  Due to the fire Southbound lanes on the I-15 have been closed at this time between Highway’s 395 and 138.  Smoke may be visible this afternoon West of Big Bear, and is currently visible within a 50 mile radius of the fire. Keep it locked onto the Bear for further...

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