The RADFORD FIRE continues to rage on as one of California’s hottest wildfires on the defensive, creating spectacular images spread like ash around the Globe and forcing all those in its path to flee this monstrous firestorm.
This is the latest update on this wildfire incident, this Tuesday evening at 2045 hours PT
The wildfire is burning in Big Bear Lake and some are reporting the fire has appeared to have jumped over the ridge into Big Bear in several locations.
FIRE FACT | This fire is one of many burning in the State of California, along with the MILL FIRE (Weed, Siskiyou County); MOUNTAIN FIRE (Gazelle, Siskiyou County), and the FAIRVIEW FIRE (Hemet, Riverside County).
- Big Bear is using their snow-making sprinklers in an effort to slow the fire impacting their mountainous areas.
The fire has destroyed 917 total acres and now has a 2% containment status.
AIR AVIATION RESOURCES
Some of the fire aviation assets assisting: 10 Tanker.
Some of the Incident Cooperators listed on this wildfire is just a partial list as we know there is a large number of fire personnel, heavy equipment, and air assets deployed on this incident.
- San Bernardino National Forest: “Firefighters will continue to work throughout the night supported by air resources specially equipped for night flying.“
- San Bernardino County Fire
- San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office: “Evacuation Warnings – The area of Club View east to Angles Camp Rd & Vine Ave south to Lassen Dr. Summit Blvd east to McAllister Rd, east of Hwy 18 & Fox Farm Rd south to Evergreen Rd. For an interactive map of the evacuation warnings: sbounty.maps.arcgis.com
- Big Bear Fire Department
THROUGH THE EYES OF SOCIAL MEDIA
“There’s a small glow visible from the North Shore/Big Bear Shores.” – Resident
“Division A requesting a PIO to Cactus Valley Road for multiple unmarked media getting in the way of firefighters.” – Fire Scanner Feed (9/6/2022 1210PT)
“CAL OES has issued alerts to those to start conserving energy now to protect public health and safety. Extreme heat is straining the state’s energy grid. Power interruptions may occur unless you take action. Turn off or reduce nonessential power if health allows, until 2100 hours PT.” – Resident (9/6/2022 1749PT)
(c) 2022 NW Fire Blog – Published 9/6/2022 2110 PT