Incident Summary | Approximately at 1807 Hours PDT this evening, a vegetation fire broke out about three (3) hours ago. The fire was about two acres at the time.
Location | Location North of the De La Rosa neighborhood in the Sterling and Foothills in California.
Here is the timeline of the fire pieced together via social media postings.
Additional firefighting personnel and equipment arriving now, Rialto FD and Redlands FD. Fire was reported as being a stubborn fire and smoke blowing to the SE.
1849 | San Bernardino County FD and San Bernardino NF are Unified Command. 20 acres 0% containment burning in area of Borea Canyon.
1850 | IC states: 17 engines, 2 handcrews, 2 helos, 2 air tankers, 2 tenders, mult overhead assigned w/ additional resources en route.
1851 | Fire started in SB city and is now burning on forest. No immediate structure threat. PIO avail on scene at ICP.
1852 | 20 acres scorched. 0% contained.
1900 | IC reports fixed wing have retardant line around fire. Firefighters making good progress. 25 acres.
1923 | San Bernardino states: Too early to determine cause of fire or poss connection to the homeless encampment.
2005 | IC states: Forward rate of spread stopped. Fire holding at 30 acres. Crews to remain overnight to construct and reinforce lines.
Social Media | Hashtags being used for this incident. #Sterlingfire #SBCoFire #SanBernardinoNF
Updates | More will come when info is received.
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