Post (ICP) is located at Big Bear High School
June 18, 2015 9:00 P.M. ____ Fire Fighters continued
battling the Lake Fire Thursday, along the northern boundary of the San Gorgonio
Wilderness in steep rocky terrain. It is currently 10,000 acres and at 5% containment.
State Route-38 is 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 area. The American Red Cross has a standby
location to address any future sheltering or evacuation center needs.
All Hiking Trails into
the San Gorgonio Wilderness Area have been closed due to the proximity of
the fire to them.
The Pacific Crest Trail
(PCT) is closed
from Whitewater Preserve to Onyx Summit.
Resources on scene
2 air tankers
10 helicopters (including night-flying)
1 air attack plane
3 water tenders
Total Personnel: 1,224
management is under Unified Command with San Bernardino County Fire and San
Bernardino County Sheriff.
Southern California Team 1, a Type 2 Interagency Incident
Management Team, has taken over managing the fire. The Incident Command Post (ICP) is located at
Big Bear High School.
The team ‘’Thanks Big Bear High School faculty and
students for accommodating the ICP and relocating their graduation ceremony.’
A high-pressure weather system is in place with above normal
temperatures over the next several days and very low daytime humidity (5-10%)
and poor overnight humidity recovery.
Fire information is
Bernardino National Forest Call Center: (909) 383-5688 or online