SATURDAY June 20th UPDATE
Photography by Dave Stone, Big Bear Lake
Southern California Interagency
Incident Management Team 1
Lake Fire Update 8:00 A.M.
Fire Started: June 17,
Acres Burned: 15,000
Structures Threatened: 400
Structures Destroyed: 0
Engines: 91 Crews: 31
Helicopters: 16 (7-T1/7-T2/2-T3) Fixed Wing:(2 lead plane,
Water Tenders: 6 Dozers:
Total personnel assigned
to the Fire: 1343
Estimated Cost: $1,201,004
In the San
Bernardino Mountains , Big Bear Valley, Calif., June 20, 2015 at 8:00 A.M. Fire
Fighters continue fighting the Lake Fire in the eastern San Bernardino Mountains
working in rough terrain and dense fuels with acreage at 15,000 and containment
at 10 percent.
Last night, night operations continued to
strengthen fire line along State Route
-38, in the Heart Bar drainage and near the San Gorgonio Wilderness.
Fire activity increased last night compared to
previous evenings. There was a 40 acre run on the southern fire perimeter that
has been contained. Active fire is occurring on the southwest perimeter near
Shields and Anderson Peaks. There is heavy aircraft activity in this area.
Bernardino Mountains are currently under a heat advisory until 7:00 P.M. Sunday.
Smoke continues to impact the surrounding areas.
Residents affected by the smoke can check
air quality information at: www.aqmd.gov
State Route-38 remains
closed from Angelus Oaks to Lake Williams. Jenks Lake Road is closed.
Evacuations include: Areas east of Angelus Oaks including: Barton Flats, Seven
Oaks, Rainbow Lane, Heart Bar, and all cabins and campgrounds in the South Fork
Red Cross has a standby location to address any future sheltering or
All hiking trails into the San Gorgonio Wilderness Area are closed due to fire proximity.
The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is closed from Whitewater Preserve to Onyx Summit.
Contact: Fire Information (909) 383-5688
Information is also available at inciweb.nwcg.gov
reference Lake Fire
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