San Bernardino National Forest

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Cucamonga Canyon closed as fire prevention measure

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — San Bernardino National Forest officials have taken the unusual step of closing a popular natural area as a way to prevent wildfires. The Los Angeles Times says that for the […]


Firefighting aircraft

Progress made against 200-acre wildfire in San Berdoo mountains

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters made progress overnight against a 200-acre blaze that briefly threatened homes near the San Bernardino mountains. San Bernardino National Forest fire information spokeswoman Carol Underhill says the wildfire is […]


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Fire near Banning 80 percent contained

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — An 11-day-old wildfire burning in the San Bernardino National Forest north of Banning is now 80 percent contained. The U.S. Forest Service says firefighters Wednesday will patrol the nearly 6-square-mile fire […]


California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection air tanker dropping fire retardant. (AP Photo)

Week-old SoCal wildfire 63 percent contained

BANNING, Calif. (AP) – Firefighters are making slow but steady progress against a wildfire that has been burning in a rugged wilderness area of the San Bernardino National Forest near Banning for a week. U.S. […]


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Southern California wildfire slowly spreading

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire burning near a Southern California Indian reservation continues to plow through century-old brush and dead trees in high, steep terrain. The 3-square-mile blaze in the San Bernardino National Forest […]


California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection air tanker dropping fire retardant. (AP Photo)

Fire burns 1,500 acres in Southern CA wilderness

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that started on an Indian reservation in Riverside County has burned at least 1,500 acres but officials say it isn’t threatening any homes. The U.S. Forest Service says the […]


Christopher Dorner (AP Photo)

Fugitive ex-cop may have hidden near police

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Police scoured mountain peaks for days, using everything from bloodhounds to helicopters equipped with high-tech search equipment in their manhunt, having no idea he was so close, possibly across the street from command post.


Aircraft bombarding flames in new Calif. wildfire

BANNING, Calif. (AP) – Air tankers and a water-dropping helicopter are bombarding flames cracking through Southern California bush and brush east of Los Angeles. U.S. Forest Service spokesman John Miller says up to 30 acres […]



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