State 18 to Lucerne Valley

Vegetation Wild Fire

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1:22 P.M., FRIDAY June 14, 2019

State Route 18 ALL Lanes Open

Big Bear City to Lucerne Valley

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NO Traffic until notified Friday Afternoon


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9:07 AM, FRIDAY June 14, 2019

The PLANT FIRE reported June 13th Thursday evening at 6:56 P.M. was immediately responded to by U S Forest Service CalFire. The vegetation fire location is near the Mitsubishi Cement Plant and Camp Rock Road, at State Route 18.  Also, Mutual Aid responded with CalFire  Bull Dozers and USFS, immediate Air attack by 1 helicopter, 1 fixed wing air tanker, San Bernardino County Fire fire fighters, Big Bear Water Tender and other fire fighting services. 


When first noticed the fire had spread to 3 acres, with the potential of 50 acres. As of 9:00 A.M. this morning the Plant Fire was contained to 12.5 acres. 


(A more detailed report will follow A.S.A.P.)

Editor E T Russell