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El Dorado Fire

Unit Information

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

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News Releases — El Dorado Fire

El Dorado Fire Morning Update September 23, 2020 Released: 9/23/2020
  CURRENT CONDITIONS:    Overnight, fire activity lessened due to cooler temperatures and higher humidity. Firefighters continue to find hot spots up slope from Hwy 38 below the 5000’ level and...
El Dorado Fire Evening Update for September 22, 2020 Released: 9/22/2020
CURRENT CONDITIONS:    Today firefighters continued to build containment lines, check for hot spots and mop-up around the fire line. Helicopters and Fire Boss Airtankers made airdrops throughout...
El Dorado Fire Morning Update September 22, 2020 Released: 9/22/2020
The fire continues to hold within existing containment lines. The fire is flanking and backing within the perimeter, with occasional short runs and tree torching when fire finds receptive fuel beds....
El Dorado Fire Evening Update, September 21, 2020 Released: 9/21/2020
CURRENT CONDITIONS: No fire activity occurred today in the Oak Glen, Yucaipa and Beaumont portions of the fire and is in patrol status. Rock and debris slides of burning material along Hwy 38...
El Dorado Morning Update for September 21, 2020 Released: 9/21/2020
CURRENT CONDITIONS: No fire activity is expected in the Oak Glen, Yucaipa and Beaumont portions of the fire and is in patrol status Rock and debris slides along Hwy 38 are continuing to be a...
El Dorado Fire Evening Update for September 20, 2020 Released: 9/20/2020
CURRENT CONDITIONS:    The El Dorado’s Fire behavior has moderated however, critically dry fuels still exist, and spot fires continue to occur. A large rock and debris slide has the caused the...
El Dorado Fire Morning Update, September 20, 2020 Released: 9/20/2020
CURRENT CONDITIONS: The El Dorado’s Fire behavior overnight has decreased compared to the previous daytime period.  Fire behavior decreased to the east as it burns into the old Lake Fire burn...
El Dorado Fire Evening Update for September 19, 2020 Released: 9/19/2020
CURRENT CONDITIONS: The El Dorado Fire continues to burn actively along Hwy 38 and in and around Angelus Oaks. Successful firing operations took place along Hwy 38. Though spot fires remain a...
El Dorado Fire Morning Update for September 19, 2020 Released: 9/19/2020
CURRENT CONDITIONS:   The El Dorado Fire continues to burn actively along Hwy 38 and in and around Angelus Oaks. Spot fires remain a concern in this area. The spot fires that occurred have been...
El Dorado Fire Evening Update for September 18, 2020 Released: 9/18/2020
CURRENT CONDITIONS:   USDA Forest Service officials on the San Bernardino National Forest have confirmed the death of a firefighter on the El Dorado Fire. The incident took place on Thursday,...