A brush fire was reported on Highway 243 just north of Black Mountain Road at 2:53 a.m. Sunday morning according the California Highway Patrol's website. High winds and steep terrain didn't make things easy, but many departments from Cal Fire and the San Bernardino Forest Service quickly arrived on scene. Photo by Jenny Kirchner

The fire around 9:30 a.m. from Hwy. 243. The fire is just south of North Fork and the San Jacinto River. Photo by Becky Clark

Video below shows high winds fanning the fire around 9 a.m. Sunday morning. Video by Becky Clark

Photos below by J.P. Crumrine