At approximately 3:18 P.M. Sunday April 19th,
2015, the San Bernardino County Fire Communications Center received a report
from a local hiker passing by giving a meeting location at Grandview Road and
Ranger Drive, in Twin Peaks, CA.
The first arriving unit found a quarter acre by
a dry pond moderate rate of spread with thick brush. Due to an aggressive attack
agencies were able to anchor, flank and hold the fire at a half an acre.
Cal-Fire is the lead agency due to
The brush fire was contained within thirty
minutes. San Bernardino County Fire Department responded with 3 engines and 1
Chief Officer. The Forest Service
responded with 2 engines, 1 Chief Officer and a fixed wing for an aerial
reconnaissance. Cal-Fire had 3 engines,
1 Chief Officer and hand crews.
The cause of the vegetation fire is under
investigation through Cal-Fire.
The San Bernardino County Fire Department brings
attention to residents and travelers, especially in the San Bernardino
Mountains that Fire Season is rapidly approaching. Doing simple yard cleanup can make homes more
sbcfire.org for simple tips. Follow the twitter account at http://twitter.com//SBCOUNTYFIRE
to see when a chipper crew will be in each community.