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BREAKING: Vegetation Fire Erupts Near Summit Valley


6:15 PM – The fire is now at 40 acres with a moderate rate of spread, per San Bernardino County Fire.

6:10 PM – Current resources assigned to the Spring Fire include: approx. 50 Firefighters, 5 engines, 1 hand crew, 2 brush patrols, 1 dozer, 2 @sbcountysheriff helo’s.

5:46 PM – Hard road closure at Lake Arrowhead Road and highway 173.

5:45 PM- The Spring Fire is now at 30 acres with a moderate rate of spread.

5:43 PM – The Spring Fire is burning in the area of Las Flores Ranch.

5:40 PM- Setting up a roadblock at Summit Valley Road and Highway 138

5:35 PM- Per scanner traffic, there are two fires burning. One on the north and the other on the south.

5:25 PM- A water dropping helicopter is overhead on the fire.

—–original article—–

SUMMIT VALLEY, CA:( Firefighters are responding to a vegetation fire burning just north of the dam on Highway 173 near State Route 138.

The fire was reported by a Park Ranger at about 4:55 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016.

Per scanner traffic, as of 5:10 p.m. the fire is a quarter acre in size and has been dubbed the Spring Fire.

Dispatch is receiving numerous calls from residents in Hesperia, Apple Valley, Oak Hills, and Pinon Hills.

Information will be updated as it becomes available.

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(Photo by Kevin Hendry)
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