Traffic On I-15 and I-210
San Bernardino County Chief Mark A
Hartwig commented on the Freeway Fire, “Strong
work by lots of men & women in high winds and near record high temps kept
fire from homes and schools in the Etiwanda area. #RedFlag
Rancho Cucamonga Fire
Information Officer reported:
Original Post (approx. 11:15 a.m.):
RCFD and San Bernardino County Fire are currently working a vegetation fire at
the 15/210 freeway. The fire, which started north of the 210, has jumped
the freeway and is burning toward the south. CHP has closed Southbound 15
to WB 210 and the WB 210 is closed east of the 15 freeway. No evacuations
at this time. #Freeway Fire
approximately 10:30 A.M., Tuesday October 24th,
Rancho Cucamonga Fire Fighters along
with San Bernardino County Fire Crews
responded to a Vegetation Fire (named the Freeway Fire ) at the Interstate-15/Interstate-210
freeway transition. The fire, which started on the northwest side of the
connector, jumped the freeway and started burning south of the I-210.
Although, there were no evacuations ordered, firefighters had structure
protection in place to defend the Cal Trans/CHP Dispatch Center, as well as an
RV storage facility in the area.
Early afternoon, the Freeway Fire was estimated at 15-20 acres and
approximately 50% containment.
injuries were reported, nor any buildings damaged or destroyed. Although,
the Interstate-15 and Interstate-210 were open, some transition roadways remained
closed to allow Fire Fighters a safe space to work while extinguishing the fire
alongside the road.
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