The Nob Hill Fire ignited from an unknown cause on April 26, 2023, around 1016 hours PDT on East Blue Ridge and Paiute, south of Wrightwood and northwest of Lytle Creek (San Bernardino County), California.
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The fire has consumed 227 acres and fire crews have now reached a 49% containment status. There has been limited fire growth as it is holding to Thursday’s footprint, according to Fire Officials.
Personnel with the US Forest Service (SBNF), CAL Fire (SB/Inyo/Mono Unit), and the San Bernardino County FD will remain on the scene for night operations working to reach their 100% containment status objective.
Additional resources include those from the SBSO, FIRIS, San Bernardino County Emergency Management and Inciweb.
There is approximately 170 assigned personnel to this incident.
During the week of April 21-28, 2023, there were approximately 816 fires in the United States that resulted in light initial attacks. – NIFC.gov
A portion of the Pacific Crest Trail, a popular hiking trail was partially, as it was burning near the 360-mile marker.
This incident is being reported on Social Media under two separate and similiar names as the KNOB FIRE and the NOB FIRE, which we are sharing updates under the latter name.
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