Fire spreads to 20 acres in San Bernardino National Forest

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Sunday, June 13, 2021
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A brush fire burned at least 20 acres through the San Bernardino National Forest Saturday night, but firefighters believed they were starting to get control of the flames.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (KABC) -- A brush fire burned at least 20 acres through the San Bernardino National Forest Saturday night, but firefighters believed they were starting to get control of the flames.

By 8:30 p.m., firefighters had estimated containment of the Cloud Fire at 50%.

The U.S. Forest Service/San Bernardino National Forest tweeted "The forward rate of spread has been stopped" and "Firefighters have hose around the fire."

Fire agencies assigned 150 personnel to battle the blaze.

The fire was first reported in the area of Waterman Canyon near Highway 18 just before 6 p.m.

Highway 18 was closed in both directions as firefighters battled the blaze.

No injuries or property damage were reported.