The Sierra fire started shortly before 4:00 pm Tuesday. It is burning near the base of Cajon Pass northwest of I-15 and north of Glen Helen Parkway. Growth potential is low.
Evacuations: Mandatory Evacs for Glen Helen West of the 15 freeway,
Road Closures: NB I-15 between Glen Helen and Sierra.
An evacuation center was set up at the Jessie Turner Center 15556 Summit Ave. in Fontana phone (909) 854-5100.
Animals may be taken to the Devore Animal Shelter 19777 Shelter Way San Bernardino CA 92407 phone (909) 386-9820.
Update 9-26 0700:
Update 9-25 0700: 200 acres, 40% contained, Howes IC
Update 2100: 200 plus acres and the fire is moving north, BDF is in unified command with S.B. County Fire, XRI 6074C being requested for tomorrow morning.
Update (1600ish twitter):
Start Time: 15:59
ROS: Rapid, Rapid rate of spread, burning in chaparral.
ROC: Potential for 100+ acres, burning in chaparral; moderate to rapid spread. Threat to power lines and nearby structures. Evacuations of nearby residences are being ordered.
Structure threat: Yes
Terrain: steep rugged
Special Hazards: High Wind Warning in effect from noon Wednesday to 8 am PDT
Thursday, areas of west winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph.
Isolated gusts to 65 mph.
Resources: 2nd alarm, BDF/BDC/BDU, AA 12, T-911 onscene
Radio Frequencies: Air-Air 164.8750
Weather Info: 88°, 19% RH, winds south southwest 16 mph; gusts 22 mph http://wxug.us/189eo
Agency Website: BDF Forest Inciweb: http://t.co/4Ub6CM5CzS
Web Cams: http://www.dot.ca.gov/cwwp2/data/d8/...g?_=1380063841
Online Scanner: http://www.bigbearscanner.com/
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