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Saturday, April 20, 2013

San Bernardino City Fire Fights Multiple Brush Fires

Posted: 19 Apr 2013 10:46 AM PDT
Date: April 19, 2013
Location: Multiple Locations throughout San Bernardino
Number of Units: Numerous apparatus from San Bernardino City Fire
Number of Firefighters: Up to 30 firefighters.

Additional information:

• San Bernardino City Firefighters responded to no less than five working brush fires in San Bernardino yesterday.
• The largest fire approached 3 acres in size and kept crews busy for over 2 ½ hours.
• Fire Administrators implemented a “Red Flag Warning” dispatch to augment the number of fire resources responding.
• Firefighters were able to contain all fires and eliminate any threats to structures.
• Two of the largest fires burned over two acres respectively.
PIO Assigned: Fire Captain/PIO Kenny Yellen 
Follow up Info: Battalion Chief 909-384-5279 or 909-384-5401
**As fire season quickly approaches the San Bernardino Fire Department wishes to remind everyone to maintain clearance of brush and vegetation from around all structures.**



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