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Lake Fire Update

 

Last updated 6/23/2015 at 1:16pm



The wildfire that started near Big Bear in the San Bernardino Mountains on June 17 is now 30 percent contained. The “Lake Fire” is approximately 17,405 acres in size and presently burning in timber. The Morongo Valley and Pioneertown areas have received heavy smoke from this fire and the Southern California Air Quality Management District has issued a Smoke Advisory for those areas. There are no evacuation orders at this time. Fire management is under unified command with Cal Fire, San Bernardino County Fire and San Bernardino County Sheriff. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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