Blue Cut Fire Continues to Grow, Now at 30,000 Acres

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By Nolan P. Smith

(Victor Valley)—The Blue Cut Fire, which started Tuesday morning, doubled in size overnight, as it is now at 30,000 acres according to Inciweb.

The fire, which was declared a State of Emergency by Governor Brown yesterday, has 309 personnel on scene. 152 engines, 18 crews, 8 air tankers, 2 Very Large Air Tankers (VLATS), and 8 Helicopters, including night flying helicopters.

Below you will find important information on evacuation areas, shelters, and more, via Inciweb.

MANDATORY EVACUATIONS AREAS:
For a map of the Areas Below
The entire community of Wrightwood
Wrightwood from San Bernardino County Line to Jackson Lake
West of I-15, and West of Hwy 395 and west of Summit Valley
South of Bear Valley Rd. and East of Caughlin Road.
East of Sheep Creek, south of Phelan Rd. and west of Green Road, including the Desert Front Rd. area.
Lone Pine Canyon
Swarthout Canyon
West Cajon Valley
Lytle Creek Canyon

ROAD CLOSURES

South Bound 395 closed at Joshua
Highway 138 has been closed from Interstate 15 to Highway 2
State Route 2 closed from LA County Line to the 138
Hwy 138 closed between County Line to Highway173.
Old Cajon Blvd north of Devore Cutoff
Lytle Creek @ Glen Helen
Beekley Road from Phelan Road to the138
Hwy 38 to Lone Pine Canyon has been closed.
15 Northbound at I-215
15 Southbound at Ranchero

Oversize and over-length vehicles (buses, RVs, Semis) advised to NOT use SR18 or SR138 , or other mountain roads due to the amount of traffic utilizing these roads with the San Bernardino Mountains.

EVACUATION CENTERS:

Jessie Turner Community Center
15556 Summit Avenue
Fontana, CA

Sultana High School
17311 Sultana St.
Hesperia, CA 92345

ANIMAL EVACUATION SHELTER:

Apple Valley Animal Shelter (large and small animals)
22131 Powhatan Road
Apple Valley, CA 92308

San Bernardino County Fairgrounds
14800 7th Street
Victorville, CA 92395

Devore Animal Shelter (small animals)
19777 Shelter Valley
San Bernardino, CA
(800)472-5609

Victorville Fair Grounds (large animals)
14800 7th Ave.
Victorville, CA

1 comment for “Blue Cut Fire Continues to Grow, Now at 30,000 Acres

  1. AAAJETS
    August 17, 2016 at 12:53 pm

    Charter cable outage in Hesperia and Victorville

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