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Thursday, July 25, 2013

CA-SBC-Silverwood 75 acres, 80% - Summit Valley Unified Command has been terminated.

CA-BDF-Silverwood (Summit) CA-BDF-10431

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 0900 7-26: 75 acres 80% contained.
HWY 138 x Hwy 173 near Lake Silverwood, San Bernardino Co.
San Bernardino County Fire has assumed command.
Unified Command with CAL-FIRE, BDF, and San Bernardino County Fire has been terminated.
Structure threat to the residences in Telephone Canyon has been mitigated.

Update 1645: Tanker 72 & 73 released back to Hemet
Update 1605: Structure protection group in Telephone Canyon, fire is on SRA burning away from forest towards highway.
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.
Incident OverviewFirefighters are battling a wildfire that started along State Highway 138, west of State Highway 173 in Summit Valley. The fire is holding at 75 acres.
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.
Basic Information
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Under Investigation
Date of Origin Thursday July 25th, 2013 approx. 03:05 PM
Location Summit Valley
Incident Commander Unified Command
Current Situation
Total Personnel 200
Size 75 acres
Percent Contained 30%
Location: Summit Valley
Reported Date/time: *
IA: 1/2 acres
ROS: Moderate
ROC: Light grassy fuels, Potential for 1000 acres
Structure Threats: Yes to the east.
Concerns: *
Resources: *
Cooperating Agencies: *
Weather Info: *
Special Conditions: *
Other Comments: *
Radio Frequencies: BDF Net- OPS
R4 A-G
NIFC TAC 2
V-Fire 23 Structure Group Tac
Maps: *
Agency Website: *
Online Scanner: http://bigbearscanner.com
Live Video: *
Web Cams: *
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