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Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire in Big Bear

BIG BEAR:(VVNG.com)- Firefighters are currently battling a vegetation fire in Big Bear dubbed the Summit Fire.

The fire was first reported at about 12:30 P.M., on Sunday, August 23, 2015.

The San Bernardino National Forest tweeted, the fire is south of Snow Summit Ski Resort.

As of 1:10 P.M., the fire was reported to be 2-3 acres in size with a slow to moderate rate of spread. According to reports, Big Bear Fire has ordered five engines to assist with structure protection.

Multiple air tankers are on scene helping to fight the fire. The winds have started to pick up making the threat of forward rate of spread more of a possibility.

More information will be updated as it becomes available.

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