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

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#RouseFire burns 10-15 acres along Hwy 74 in HemetImage options: [ Full Size ]

The Rouse Fire was reported at 1:15 PM on August 30, 2017, on the north side of State Hwy. 74 near the junction with Bee Canyon Road. Spot fires from the first fire ignited brush on the south side of Hwy 74, and easterly winds pushed the fire west toward Forest Road 5S15 (Rouse Ridge Road) The fire was mapped at 14 acres and is 100 percent contained. The cause of the fire remainds under investigation. Hwy 74 is open to all traffic in both directions.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginWednesday August 30th, 2017 approx. 01:15 PM
LocationAlong Hwy 74 East of Hemet, CA
Incident CommanderBattalion Chief,Matt Ahearn
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates33.695 latitude, -116.796 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel20
Size14 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Chaparral & Timber


Planned Actions

monitor fire area, remove hoses and rehab lines


The Rouse Fire is being managed by the San Bernardino NF as a Type 4 incident (lower complexity than a Type 2 or 3)