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Holcomb Fire AM Update for June 21

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June 21, 2017 01:09PM
SAN BERNARDINO, California, June 21, 2017 – Firefighters are battling a wildland fire north of Baldwin Lake in the Big Bear Lake area. There was little growth on the Holcomb Fire overnight as temperatures cooled down and humidity’s rose slightly. The fire remains at 1200 acres with 10 % contained. Over 1000 firefighters from the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, San Bernardino County, CALFIRE, Big Bear Fire Authority and other local agencies are working to contain the fire. Southern California Incident Management Team 2 is in command of the fire, David Kelly is Incident Commander.

Highway 18 remains closed between the Mitsubishi Cement Plant and Delta Avenue near Baldwin Lake. Several forest roads including Van Duesen Canyon and Holcomb Valley Road East (3N16) are closed, as well as a section of the popular Pacific Crest Trail between Highway 18 and Van Duesen Canyon Road (3N09).

For more information please visit us https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5256/, call 909 383-5688 or Twitter at https://twitter.com/SanBernardinoNF.

Quick Fire Facts
  • Fire Start Date: June 19, 2017
  • Fire Report Time: 3:05pm
  • Location: (geographic location) Northeast of Big Bear City, CA.
  • Acres: 1200 and 10% Contained.
  • Fire Cause: Under Investigation
  • Today’s Weather: High of 92
  • Relative Humidity: 10%
  • Winds: Southwest 4 - 8 mph
  • Fire Fighters Assigned: 1072
  • Fire Engines: 66
  • Fire Crews: 13
  • Fire Dozers: 6
  • Helicopters: 9
  • Air Tankers: 4
  • Air Attack: 2
  • Road Closures: Highway 18 between Delta Ave. and the Mitsubishi plant, Van Duesen Canyon (3N09) and Holcomb Valley Road East (3N16)
  • Evacuations: None
  • Terrain: Mountainous and steep
Cooperating Agencies:, Big Bear City Fire, Bureau of Land Management, San Bernardino Country Fire, San Bernardino County Sheriff, California Highway Patrol, California Department of Corrections, CalFire BDU, Cal Trans.
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