Firefighters battled a wildfire that started Thursday afternoon along State Highway 138, west of State Highway 173 in Summit Valley. During the initial attack, the fire threatened 25 homes in the Telephone Canyon area north of the fire, San Bernardino County Fire Department brought in additional resources to protect the homes. Swift actions by firefighters stopped the spread of the fire from reaching Telephone Canyon and no evacuations were required. Currently the fire is holding at 75 acres and is now 80% contained. State Highway 138 was closed to all traffic from Summit Valley Road to State Highway 173 until 10:00PM. The fire was managed under unified command between CAL FIRE San Bernardino Unit, US Forest Service and San Bernardino County Fire to 10:00 PM on July 25. The fire is now being managed by San Bernardino County Fire
Update 1530: IC ordering closest 5 T3 engines, 4 T1 crews 2 dozers, BDU 3504 taking IC... is in unified command with the county. BDF has started multiple move ups.
Per IC...BDF will remain ordering point for now due to unsafe conditions to change at this time.
State Highway 138 will remain closed to all traffic from Summit Valley Road to State Highway 173 until 10:00PMThe fire is under unified command between CAL FIRE San Bernardino Unit, US Forest Service and San Bernardino County Fire.
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Under Investigation
Date of Origin Thursday July 25th, 2013 approx. 03:05 PM
Location Summit Valley
Incident Commander Unified CommandCurrent Situation
Total Personnel 200
Size 75 acres
Percent Contained 30%
NIFC TAC 2
V-Fire 23 Structure Group Tac