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Santa Ana winds introduce fire threat for weekend

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 […]

Little Fire fully contained

The Forest Service has reported that the Little Fire was fully contained Thursday evening, Aug. 29. Since its start on Saturday, Aug. 24, the Fire has burned about 97 acres and its cause is still under investigation. Firefighters will continue to improve the fireline and extinguish burning logs and materials within the fire perimeter. The […]

Little Fire near Thomas Mountain

Little Fire near Thomas Mountain

UPDATE 7:30 A.M., WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28 The Little Fire is now 85 percent contained and its size remains at 97 acres. Fire crews have made excellent progress on the fire, and have been assisted by the cooler temperatures and higher humidity over the past two days, according to the Forest Service. Staffing has been reduced […]

Photos of the Little Fire

Photos of the Little Fire

All of the photos below were taken by Jenny Kirchner. The Little Fire is burning from Little Thomas Mountain in Garner Valley, north toward Lake Hemet.

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