Fire danger in Southern California is significantly higher this weekend. A Santa Ana wind event combined with near record low fuel moisture is posing a substantial fire threat until Monday or Tuesday. The National Weather Service has forecast a red flag warning from early Friday morning, Oct. 4 through Sunday evening, Oct.6 State and federal […]
5:41 P.M. AUG. 8 UPDATE: As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, the Tram Fire was 100 percent contained and limited to 60 acres. The potential to grow was never large as it was burning in light fuels. 7:30 A.M. AUG. 7 UPDATE: As of midnight, the Tram Fire is 20 percent contained and limited […]
Sparks spewing from a chimney in Royal Pines prompted a call to 911 around 7:15p.m. Wednesday night. Idyllwild Fire responded to the scene and quickly located the issue. No injuries were reported and the scene was cleared within about a half hour.
John Miller of the San Bernardino National Forest has shared the following warning for the visitors to the San Jacinto Ranger District. Fire Danger Elevated to “Very High” on the San Bernardino National Forest — Fire Restrictions Increased Fire Danger increases with the unseasonable warmer, drier weather along with persistent Santa Ana wind conditions. Weather […]
Hot weather and lower fuel moisture have prompted the San Bernardino National Forest to increase fire restrictions, effective Thursday September 1, 2011. Forest officials are taking these steps to prevent human-caused fires and raise public awareness as the summer continues to get warmer and dryer. Most wildfires on the San Bernardino National Forest are human-caused […]
Your senses are not fooling you. The presence of smoke (visual and aromatic) exists in Idyllwild today. But it is emanating from Eagle Fire, burning 7 miles east of Warner Springs. Location and weather conditions are causing smoke to migrate to Southwest Riverside County through the Coachella Valley. Located on Los Coyotes Indian Reservation near […]
About noon, Thursday, July 21, a wildland fire broke out in Anza. The Pony Fire burnt nearly 35 acres, but was contained by 8:30 p.m, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The Fire was located near the intersection of Howard Road and Pony Trail. Although local structures were evacuated, the Incident commander has reported […]