BREAKING: New Fire Breaks Out in Wrightwood

UPDATE @ 12:40 AM: The #PineFire has spread to 120+ acres and 200 firefighters are on scene.

WRIGHTWOOD:( A new fire has broken out near the town of Wrightwood north of Table Mountain. Dispatch started receiving reports just after 10:00 P.M., on Friday, July 17, 2015.

The new fire dubbed the Pine Fire is currently burning in Los Angeles County National Forest but is rapidly moving north towards San Bernardino County.

San Bernardino County Fire stated, the fire is currently at three acres in size with heavy timber and is moving up-slope. Structures are currently threatened.

Moments ago SB County Fire just tweeted, road closures are in place from Wrightwood to Big Pines.

A command center has been established at Mountain High west. Firefighters assigned to the actively burning North Fire, have started to make their way to the new Pine Fire.

Per scanner traffic, a nearby campground of 90 people has been evacuated. Initial reports indicate several homes have also been evacuated.

More information will be updated as it becomes available.

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