CA | New Wildfire | Galicia Fire

SIT REP 1 | MAY 18, 2021 | 1800 PT

Newest brush fire, the GALICIA FIRE is burning near the Soboba Reservation, north of Highway 74 in Hemet (Riverside County), California started around 1730 hours PT and news coverage is starting to spread like wildfire.

Fire is said to be at 20 acres (1800 hours PT).

Image
Credit: Edison

Lead Agency: CAL FIRE RRU | Lots of resources are en route to this incident, including a request from AA240 for 2 airtankers out of Hemet.

Forward progression has been stopped according to sources and all tankers released (1800 PT).

This is still a developing story. More will be updated if activity changes.

(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog