According to John Miller U.S. Forest PIO __ During the
evening of June 29th, 2014, firefighters extinguished seven small
fires along the Pacific
Crest Trail near Hesperia.
Investigators believe the fires were human caused, and are asking for the
public’s help with any information on the fires.
believe the fires started at approximately 8:P.M. along the Pacific Crest Trail
in the Deep Creek drainage, East of
the Mojave River Forks Dam in
Hesperia. Three males and one female
were observed running down the trail away from the scene of the fire to the
parking lot below. These individuals subsequently departed the area in an older
red Pontiac sedan from the parking lot of the trailhead shortly after the fires
after the fire, investigators did locate information on an internet website
posting, which provided additional information as to how and who may have
started the fires, however investigators need additional information.
you have any information about this incident, please contact US Forest Service
Special Agents at (909) 382-2901. Even
the smallest bit of information may provide the missing piece needed to solve a