Crews are working to contain a wildfire in San Bernardino which has shut down Highway 18 from Highway 138 to 40th Street.
The fire started around 11:00 a.m. at 3-5 acres and as of 1:50 p.m. it’s 34 acres.
Highway 18 will remain closed for several hours. There is also an immediate structure threat.
The cause is under investigation.
#PeakFire update: 34 acres.
Firefighters are making good progress, almost tied in with hose lay and fire retardant.
— San Bernardino National Forest (@SanBernardinoNF) June 28, 2021
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