Blue Cut Fire Community Meeting Set for Sept. 20


By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– Hosted by the Wrightwood Fire Safe Council, residents affected by the Blue Cut Fire are invited to a community meeting on Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Wrightwood Elementary School Auditorium.

The Blue Cut Fire started Tuesday, Aug. 16 and burned over 36,000 acres prompting evacuations in Lytle Creek, Wrightwood, West Cajon Valley, Summit Valley, Baldy Mesa, Phelan, Pinon Hills, and Oak Hills. Railroad lines, local roads, State Route 138, and Interstate 15 were closed during the course of the fire fight.

Representatives from the San Bernardino County Fire & Sheriff Departments, U.S. Forest Service, CAL FIRE,   and Southern California Edison will provide an overview of the fire, address post-fire impacts to the community, and answer questions.

Wrightwood Elementary School is located at 1175 Highway 2 in Wrightwood.

About San Bernardino County Fire: The San Bernardino County Fire Department is an all-risk/full-service fire department committed to providing the highest level of service in the most efficient and cost effective manner to the citizens and communities that we serve. Our jurisdiction encompasses 19,278 square miles of extremely diverse environments that stretch from the Los Angeles County line on the west, to the Colorado River on the east, to the Nevada State line and Kern and Inyo counties on the north. We provide services to more than 60 communities/cities and all unincorporated areas of the county.

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