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Fork Fire

Unit Information

Angeles National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
701 N. Santa Anita Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91006

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The Fork Fire was reported at 11:58 am September 9, 2018 on Highway 39 near the junction of East Fork Road. The Fire is currently 166 acres 98% contained.

State Route - Highway 39 has reopened. Intermittent traffic control in the Fork fire area will be conducted during power pole replacement, expect delays. Part of the San Gabriel Canyon Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area is being used as a staging area by Southern California Edison, who is repairing and replacing power poles and lines above HWY 39 that were affected by the fire. The OHV area will resume normal operating hours this weekend, Sat/Sun from 8 am to 4 pm out by 4:30.

Crews continue to patrol and monitor the fire area.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation, U S Forest Service Law Enforcement
Date of OriginSunday September 09th, 2018 approx. 11:58 AM
LocationSan Gabriel Canyon, Highway 39 near the East Fork junction
Incident CommanderSan Gabriel Mountains National Monument oversight
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates34.241 latitude, -117.852 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel21
Size166 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained98%
Fuels Involved

grass, brush and chaparral


Planned Actions

Patrol and monitor.

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