Cranston Fire map: Where Idyllwild brush fire is burning

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Two maps show the fire perimeter of the Cranston Fire, which has burned 11,500 acres and at least five homes in the Idyllwild area of Riverside County.

Two maps show the fire perimeter of the Cranston Fire, which has burned 11,500 acres and at least five homes in the Idyllwild area of Riverside County.

The Cranston Fire began about noon Wednesday as the apparent result of arson, according to authorities. A Temecula man, 32-year-old Brandon N. McGlover, was arrested and later charged with setting nine fires, including the Cranston Fire. His bail was set at $1,000,000.

Approximately 6,000 people were evacuated in the following areas:

- Apple Canyon Area
- Cedar Glen
- Camp Scherman Girl Scout Camp
- Fern Valley
- Garner Valley
- Hurkey Creek Area
- Idyllwild
- Lake Hemet Area
- Mountain Center Community
- Mt San Jacinto State Park
- Pine Cove

Below is a more detailed map of the fire perimeter:

A wider map provides a closer look of the fire perimeter for the Cranston Fire, which has charred thousands of acres in the Idyllwild area.


The blaze was 3 percent contained as of Friday.

The emergency personnel represented Cal Fire, the Riverside County Fire Department and the San Bernardino National Forest agency.



No injuries have been reported in the fire.
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