Update on the Pilot Fire


By Staff Reports

(Hesperia)– Good news was shared by the incident unified command post, informing us that 64% containment has been achieved with 1,746 personnel assigned to the incident. The fire is now at 7,861 acres.

Schools in Oro Grande and Hesperia will reopen on Thursday.

o Areas east of the Mojave River and south of Rock Springs Road to Kiowa Road

o Areas east of Santa Fe Road, south of Ranchero Road to Arrowhead Lake Road and north of the Spillway have been reduced to a voluntary evacuation


• Highway 173 between Highway 138 and Arrowhead Lake Road (Hesperia)

• Arrowhead Lake Road at Ranchero Road (Hesperia)

• Highway 173 at North Bay Road (Lake Arrowhead)

• Grass Valley Road at Brentwood Drive (Deer Lodge Park)

• Forest Service Roads 2N33, 2N17X, 2N36, 2N37

• Miller Canyon OHV Area remains closed

• Soft Closure: (Residents Only with Identification) Rock Springs at Deep Creek Road

The American Red Cross is operating a shelter at Oak Hills High School. Crated house-hold pets can be left outside the shelter but will not be admitted inside.

The US Forest Service Information line is 909.383.5688.

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