NEW FIRE: #WatermanFire | California | Update 1

Updated 7:45 am PDT

San Bernardino National Forest – A single acre wildfire started on 10/7/2016 from a car fire that extended into the brush.  Forward spread has been stopped.

A traffic alert has been issued for Hwy 18, which is closed from lower Waterman Canyon to upper Waterman Canyon.

Resources from CAL FIRE and SB County Fire are assigned to this incident along with 16 Engines, 3 crews and a water tender. CAL Trans is also on scene working as an incident cooperator.

The fire is still being held at 1 acre with a 20% containment status.

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WILDFIRES BY LIGHTNING: San Bernardino National Forest

San Bernardino, CA | A lightning storm passed over the National Forest on Friday and Saturday causing small fire starts.

Here is a look of each fire start and their location, as well as status:


Start Date & Time:  11/21/14, 0746 Hours.

Location:  Near Rim Forest

Fire Summary:  Single snag with 5×5 ground fire. Contained.


Start Date & Time:  11/21/14, 0918 [NF1], 1140 [NF2] Hours

Same location for both fires:  North of San Jacinto Peak

Fire Summary:  Single snag with 5×5 ground fire.  0% containment.


Start Date & Time: 11/21/14, 1530 Hours

Location:  Near Camp Lackey, N of San Jacinto Peak

Fire Summary:  Single snag with 5×5 ground fire. 0% containment.


Start Date & Time:  11/22/14, 1000 Hours

Location:  Near Keller Peak Rd.

Fire Summary:  1 mazanita bush & 5×5 ground fire.

Firefighters currently are working on suppression of each fire by using fire engines, hand crews and helicopter water drops.

Aerial recon flights are taking place several times each day to look for new fire starts.

The fire incident is under Unified Command with the San Bernardino National Forest and CAL Fire.

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