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UPDATE: Crews Quickly Extinguish Fire in Hesperia

UPDATE @ 10:30 PM -San Bernardino County Fire Captain Mike McClintock has confirmed the fires forward rate of spread has been stopped.

The fire scorched an estimated 15 acres and there was no immediate structure threat.

According to McClintock, “8 engines, 2 water tenders, 1 hand crew, 1 fire investigator and 2 chief officers are on scene. Most of them, if not all will stay for the night into the am”.

A helicopter from Lake Arrowhead responded and assisted with multiple water drops.

This was a mutual aid response that consisted of Cal Fire, USFS, San Manuel FD, crews from Rancho and Rialto assisted with covering engines to the High Desert.

More information will be updated as it becomes available.

HESPERIA, Calif: (VVNG.com) Firefighters are battling a second-alarm fire in Hesperia that started as a vehicle fire and spread to vegetation.

The well-established fire started after 6:30 p.m. on Saturday just north of Los Flores Ranch.

According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, the fire has already grown to over 10 acres as of 7:35 p.m.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

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(Courtesy photo of San Bernardino County Fire)
(Courtesy photo of San Bernardino County Fire)

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