‚ÄčFLYING OBJECTS Interfere with Fire Fighting



The Sterling Fire was reported at 6:30 P.M. Thursday June 25th. The fire was first seen in the foothills north of I-210 and Del Rosa Avenue in the city of San Bernardino. 

Immediate response was by several agencies: CALFIRE, City of San Bernardino and Forest Service responded with dozers, engines, and crews. Additional resources were requested from the Lake Fire, south of Big Bear Valley.  

A temporary Command Post is at Sterling Cross of the Foothills.

Responding Crews include:
22 engines
2 crews
1 Water tender
Lead Air Attack and Tankers
Night Flying Helicopter

Drones temporarily halted tanker operations, but operations soon resumed. One drone was interfering with fire operations and has not been located.

A second drone was reported by a concerned citizen and it was located. After reviewing the footage it was determined that it was not interfering with fire operations.