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El Dorado Fire

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San Bernardino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
602 S. Tippecanoe Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92408

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El Dorado Fire News Release: Opening of Rainbow Ln, Angelus Oaks CA

El Dorado Fire Wildfire
News – 9/23/2020

Yucaipa, CA- As a result of firefighters gaining additional containment on the El Dorado Fire over the past several days, incident commanders have allowed for the opening of Rainbow Lane near Onyx Summit

Please note that Highway 38 will remain closed from Bryant Ave. to post mile marker 37, 2 miles southwest of Onyx Summit. Mountain Home Village and Forest Falls residents are allowed access to their communities with proper identification.

The communities of Angelus Oaks, and Seven Oaks remain under an Evacuation Order. Incident commanders are assessing the risk to effected communities daily.  Firefighters are working hard in the area and conditions are improving;

Residents of Mountain Home Village and Forest Falls have been allowed to return but, remain under an evacuation warning.

Please be aware that all U.S. Forest Service roads, trails and land remain closed. All four Forests in Southern California: San Bernardino, Cleveland, Angeles, and Los Padres remain closed to all public use due to the extreme fire conditions and critical limitations on firefighting resources. Regional Order No. 20-12 Emergency Forest Closure

Please monitor official sources for any changes: San Bernardino National Forest, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, the CAL FIRE San Bernardino Unit, and San Bernardino County Fire.

Residents as you return home, please keep in mind that there will be firefighting personnel, heavy equipment and other cooperators working in the area and be aware of existing hazards. Please drive with EXTREME caution. Although wildfire damage can be immeasurable, the danger is not over after the flames are extinguished. Flash flooding and debris flows, structural damage, road instability, and damaged trees are just some of the dangers that exist after a wildfire.

Incident commanders wish to thank the local communities for patience, understanding and support as firefighters continue their efforts to fully contain the El Dorado Fire.

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