San Bernardino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
602 South Tippecanoe Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92408
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 www.KnowBeforeYouFly.org. “If you fly, we can’t!”
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 31st, 2017 approx. 01:42 PM|
|Incident Commander||USFS-Josh Boehm|
|Coordinates||34.215 latitude, -117.285 longitude|
Fire originated on county land, San Bernardino County is lead agency for investigation of cause.