Black sedan AUDI with a broken left taillight


USFS photo 070320


Officials seek person of interest in 

Mount R Fire Investigation


Saturday July 4, 2020__ San Bernardino, California

San Bernardino National Forest officials are seeking help from the public in identifying a person or persons of interest seen leaving the Mount R Fire’s point of origin along City Creek Road, locally referred to as 1N09 for the Forest Service road number (pronounced with the letter-O), as the incident began.

The person or persons were seen in a black sedan Audi with a broken left taillight.  Anyone with information should call 909-383-5651.

The 100-acre Mount R Fire began shortly before 3:00 P.M., Friday, July 3rd, off City Creek Road, east of State Route 330, near the “R,” a hillside University of Redlands emblem visible from campus. The Mount R fire is currently 15% contained. Its cause remains under investigation. Ground and air resources continue to work to suppress and contain the fire today.