Photo Courtesy of the San Bernardino County Fire Department

Firefighters Respond to Multiple Vegetation Fires Near Baker

(Photo: SBCoFD via Twitter)
(Photo: SBCoFD via Twitter)

BAKER:(VVNG.com)- San Bernardino County Fire were dispatched to multiple reports of a vegetation fire along the 15 freeway in Baker.

Per scanner traffic, on Sunday, May 15th just before noon dispatch received several reports of multiple spot fires along the shoulder of the freeway near Halloran Springs Road.

According to the California Highway Patrol incident logs, visibility on the 15 freeway is not currently affected by the smoke. CHP has issued a traffic break just north of Halloran Springs.  The No. 2 and 3 lanes are shut down.

One of the fire’s is reported to be burning in the Mojave National Preserve and reported to be 1 acre in size. The fire is medium fuel with light winds blowing.

More information will be updated as it becomes available.

About these ads

Leave a comment

Comment(s)

About Victor Valley News

Victor Valley News has the largest online presence in the High Desert. We provide newsworthy communications to the Victor Valley areas including Victorville, Hesperia, Apple Valley, Adelanto, Phelan and more. Have a news tip? Want to advertise with us? Want to contribute? Contact us today E-mail: NEWS@VVNG.com or Phone: (760) 998- 1598.

Check Also

Hesperia Rec & Park Employees Laid Off Over ‘Increasing Costs’

HESPERIA – Faced with the daunting challenge of complying with increases in the minimum wage …