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Mile Fire

Unit Information

San Bernardino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
602 South Tippecanoe Avenue San Bernardino California 92408
San Bernardino, CA 92408

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Firefighters from the US Forest Service, CAL FIRE, San Bernardino County Fire, and local municipalities are fighting the Mile Fire, reported east of Highway 18 near Waterman Canyon. Fire is currently 100 acres and holding. An estimated 160 firefighters are working to suppress this fire, including ground and air resources.

Road and Highway Closures: Old Waterman Canyon Rd

Injuries: 3 Forest Service and 6 Other Agency, all heat related. All Patients transported

Evacuations: None at this time.

Drones: While there has been no drone activity over the fire, drones interfere with firefighting efforts. Anyone who hampers firefighting efforts could face criminal charges as well. For more information on drones the public can visit the FAA’s website at “If you fly, we can’t!”

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginMonday July 31st, 2017 approx. 01:42 PM
LocationWaterman Canyon
Incident CommanderUSFS-Josh Boehm
Coordinates34.215 latitude, -117.285 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel160
Size100 Acres



Fire originated on county land, San Bernardino County is lead agency for investigation of cause.