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Waterman Canyon Fires

San Bernardino, CA, March 21, 2013 – Five suspicious fires in Waterman Canyon above San Bernardino were quickly knocked down Thursday afternoon and a suspect has been taken into custody. Initially, it was unclear what charges Jaried Escobedo will face. The 27-year-old from San Bernardino was treated for injuries he sustained when he was trying to evade police. There were plans to book him on an unrelated arrest warrant that charges him with public intoxication according to one official. Fire investigators will decide whether to seek arson charges. Forest Service spokesman John Miller said crews had a hose lay around the burned areas by 5pm Thursday...

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Panorama Fire Now 100% Contained

Crestline, CA, July 11, 2012, 8:00am – Firefighters have declared the Panorama fire 100% contained at 6pm on July 10. The Panorama fire was reported shortly before 2pm on July 9 along the west side of State Highway 18 north of Old Waterman Canyon Road.  The fire quickly spread uphill towards Marshall Peak, swift and aggressive actions by firefighters held the fire to 75 acres. At the height of the firefight, 263 firefighters worked together suppressing the fire. While battling the blaze on July 9, four firefighters suffered heat-related injuries. The fire was managed under unified command with the San Bernardino City Fire Department. Fire investigators have not determined a cause for the fire and are seeking the public’s assistance. Anyone with any information is encouraged to call the San Bernardino City Fire Department at 384-5777. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31593.mp3|titles=Panorama Fire 100% Contained – Mike Evans...

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