San Bernardino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
602 South Tippecanoe Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92408
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.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Wednesday August 30th, 2017 approx. 01:15 PM|
|Location||Along Hwy 74 East of Hemet, CA|
|Incident Commander||Battalion Chief,Matt Ahearn|
|Coordinates||33.695 latitude, -116.796 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Chaparral & Timber
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)