Little Mountain Fire: burning in San Bernardino County
Little Mountain Fire prompts several evacuations
2:02 PM, Dec 5, 2017
9:08 AM, Dec 6, 2017
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE (12/6/17 9:00 am) Fire is mostly contained. Firefighters saved over 200 homes and businesses. Evacuations are lifted.
San Bernardino County firefighters are battling a 100-acre fire called the Little Mountain Fire. The fire is currently zero percent contained.
Highway 215 remains closed in both directions from Highway 210 to Interstate 15 due to smoke and embers impacting the lanes.
Crews battled the fire against 30-35 miles per hour winds and a rapid rate of spread.
Officials tweeted earlier that three people were burned in the fire.
Additional evacuations have been put in place. San Bernardino Police said Valley Court, Big Canyon, Shandin Circle, Circle Road and all streets off Circle Road are asked to evacuate. Around 7 p.m., San Bernardino Police lifted all evacuations. Little Mountain remains closed.
1200 block of Edgemont, 3200 block of Miramonte, 3200 block of Grande Vista and 1300 block of Marshall were also asked to evacuate.
The evacuation center is at Marshall Elementary 3288 G Street in San Bernardino.
SanBernardino(Update): Units on scene, 25 acres, wind driven, rapid rate of spread. Structures threatened. Requesting closure of NB 215 near University and evacuations of neighborhood north of Shandin Hills Golf Course. 2nd Alarm requested.