Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

News

Yucaipa Fires: More Containment, Evacuation Orders Lifted

Before you read more...
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your tax-deductible financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

Firefighters in San Bernardino County have been successful in moving both Yucaipa-area fires, the Oak Glen Fire and the Pendleton Fire, towards containment. As of last night, the Oak Glen Fire, which began midday on Sunday, has burned 1,013 acres and is 60% contained according to cbs2.com. Nearby, the Pendleton Fire, which began Monday afternoon, has scorched 860 acres and is now 70 percent contained.

For residents in 400 homes evacuated yesterday saw those orders lifted late yesterday, however "residents of 2,000 homes in the scenic community of apple orchards" near the Oak Glen Fire remain evacuated.