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Unit Information

602 S. Tippecanoe Ave. 
San Bernardino, 
602 S. Tippecanoe Ave. 
San Bernardino, 

Incident Contacts

Riverside County Fire
Phone: 951-940-6985
Hours: 8am - 8 pm

Fairview Fire Forest Closure Map

Current Acres:28,307     Containment: 98%    

The Fairview fire began on September 5, 2022, near Bautista Road and Fairview Avenue in the unincorporated county area of Hemet.  The fire grew quickly growing to the South and West into the communities of Cactus Valley, South Hemet, and Sage, as well as burning South and East into the Bautista and Blackburn Canyons and the Red Mountain area on the south-west side of the San Jacinto District of the San Bernardino National Forest.
Suppression repair continues along Rouse Ridge (5S15) Road and  Little Thomas Mountain Road  (6S13).  Suppression repair primarily consists of repairing damage caused by dozers and other supression equipment, Smoothing road surfaces and water drainage features by using a road maintainer blade, and brush mastication along the road edge to improve visibility.  The fire perimeter is being patrolled and monitored by fire suppression resources assigned to the incident.  Smoldering isolated heat signatures will be suppressed as they are found.  There is no threat of fire growth at this time.  

Forest Closure Order:  The San Bernardino National Forest has issued a Forest Closure Order for areas affected by the Fairview Fire.  Please read the following for more information: Fairview Fire Closure OrderFairview Fire Closure Order Map Exhibit AFairview Fire Closure Order Exhibit BFairview Fire Closure Order Exhibit C.  You may also contact the San Jacinto Ranger District at 909-382-2922 for questions regarding this closure order.  Please know that this closure order may be revised as conditions warrant. 

Basic Information
Current as of Mon, 10/03/2022 - 12:27
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Under Investigation
Date of Origin
Location Rouse Ridge and Bautista Canyon Areas, Southwest Hemet.
Incident Commander H. Deets IC, J. Lowe IC(t), US Forest Service
Incident Description Full Suppression Fire
Coordinates 33° 42' 51'' Latitude
-116° 53'
'' Longitude
Current Situation
Total Personnel: 52
Size 28,307 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 98%
Estimated Containment Date 2022-09-17 00:00:00
Fuels Involved

Grass and chaparral with little or no fire history in the past 20+ years.

Significant Events

The only fire activity noted was smoldering heat well interior to the fire perimeter

Planned Actions

The planned actions for the next operational period are tactical patrol and suppression repair.

Projected Incident Activity