Crews early Thursday were fighting a vegetation fire in the area of Highway 18 and Lower Waterman Canyon in San Bernardino that forced evacuations as it grew quickly.
The San Bernardino County Fire Department said at 2:10 a.m. that arriving crews found two to three acres of medium fuel on fire with a rapid rate of spread.
The fire is growing really fast ! Be safe everyone! pic.twitter.com/3K5fCaAF9F
— Irene (@riniix1) October 31, 2019
Four strike teams that had been pre-positioned because of high winds were dispatched to the fire.
Structure defenses were being put in place.
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