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:( 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.

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