News Update!!: Cajon Pass, CA: Latest Information: Brush fire named the “Box Fire” burning near Interstate 15.
Here is the latest information regarding the brush fire, named the “Box Fire”, that’s burning near Interstate 15 in the Cajon Pass, California area.
** As of Wednesday, July 8th, 2018: **
According to the San Bernardino National Forest, the brush fire has burned 100 acres and is at 100% containment.
** As of 2:07pm PT on Sunday, July 8th, 2018: **
According to the San Bernardino National Forest, the brush fire has burned 100 acres, is at 60% contained, at least 90 personnel remained on scene and all lanes of northbound Interstate 15 are open but the shoulder is closed north of Kenwood Avenue.
** As of 7:25am PT on Saturday, July 7th, 2018: **
** Picture from Cal Fire San Bernardino: **
According to the Cal Fire San Bernardino, the brush fire has burned 100 acres and is 50% containment.
Cal Fire, San Bernardino National Forest and the San Bernardino County Fire Department were on scene battling the brush fire.
At least 5 firefighters were all treated and released for heat-related injuries.
** Picture from San Bernardino National Forest: **
According to the San Bernardino National Forest, before 9:50am PT on Friday, July 6th, 2018, a box truck caught on fire near Interstate 15 Freeway and the Kenwood Avenue exit, which extended to vegetation, heading toward the south and east.
Reports that structures were threatened in the Devore Heights, California area, but no evacuation orders have been issued.
** Picture from ABC affiliate KABC Channel 7: **
Currently, the Kenwood Avenue offramp from northbound Interstate 15 and the truck lane are closed until further notice.
For the Box Fire, residents, visitors, commuters, etc can a call the fire information center at: 1 (909) 383-5688.