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SoCal: Cajon Pass fire forces evacuations in Oak Hills area of Hesperia (the "Hill Fire")
KABC.com ^ | 9/2/11 | KABC

Posted on 09/02/2011 5:13:44 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

HESPERIA, Calif. (KABC) -- Mandatory evacuations have been issued after a fast-moving brush fire in the Cajon Pass threatened homes in the area Friday.

U.S. Forest Service Spokesman John Miller said the blaze began at about 12:30 p.m.

The fire had grown to 800 acres by 4 p.m.

(Excerpt) Read more at abclocal.go.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: cajonpass; california; hesperia; oakhills; wildfires
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1 posted on 09/02/2011 5:13:47 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: Brad's Gramma

top of the hour news on the radio had it at 1,000 acres and growing.. 1,5oo area homes under evacuation orders.


2 posted on 09/02/2011 5:15:05 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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Cal Fire Current Fire Information

http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_current


3 posted on 09/02/2011 5:17:02 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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abc7.com LIVE VIDEO
LIVE: Crews battling fire along Cajon Pass south of Hesperia
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/livenow?id=8340343


4 posted on 09/02/2011 5:18:30 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

I have dear friends who’ve been evac’d. They have a huge, beautiful, new home. HE’S stuck on the 15.

And .... you have FRmail...

Thanks for the thread!


5 posted on 09/02/2011 5:19:35 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Mr B has a new cousin on the way!)
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To: NormsRevenge

So what is the best way to Vegas from Los Angeles at this point by car.


6 posted on 09/02/2011 5:19:52 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: NormsRevenge

“Fire in Hesperian”. Bradley Norwell, Sublime


7 posted on 09/02/2011 5:21:01 PM PDT by GWB00 (Barbara Streisand barely made it out of high school.)
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To: A CA Guy

>”So what is the best way to Vegas from Los Angeles at this point by car”<

Drive your car to the Airport and get on Southwest Airlines.


8 posted on 09/02/2011 5:22:43 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (If Sarah Palin was President, you would have a job by now.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Last holiday week end Friday vegas is pissed fuharryreid


9 posted on 09/02/2011 5:22:52 PM PDT by al baby (Is that old windbag still on the air ?)
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To: Brad's Gramma

It’s happ’n’n Fast&Furious down your way.

Fast-moving Riverside brush fire threatens homes

http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=weather/wildfire_center&id=8339265

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KABC) — A fast-moving brush fire in Riverside threatened homes and an apartment building on Thursday.

The fire was first reported at 4:34 p.m. in the Canyon Crest area. Firefighters from throughout the city were called to the scene.

Flames have burned between 30 to 40 acres, and at least one home in the area was damaged.


10 posted on 09/02/2011 5:23:11 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: Brad's Gramma

Prayers up


11 posted on 09/02/2011 5:24:29 PM PDT by al baby (Is that old windbag still on the air ?)
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To: A CA Guy

High Speed Rail..
No, wait
Corporate Jet
. Yeah.
Expect delays .. you should still be able to get thru..


12 posted on 09/02/2011 5:24:59 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: al baby

TV already showing homes burning. I have kin in Hisperia. They’re smoked, but safe. BTW, these areas are at the base of the mountains.


13 posted on 09/02/2011 5:25:22 PM PDT by umgud
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To: NormsRevenge

I’m temporarily IN Hesperia ... and no kidding, I am truly and indeed going to... jump in the shower. The sky looks ohhhh so nasty.

Toodles!

Prayers for ALL!!


14 posted on 09/02/2011 5:25:41 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Mr B has a new cousin on the way!)
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To: NormsRevenge

I know the north 15 is open, but is there alternative routes anyone knows of by CAR?


15 posted on 09/02/2011 5:26:14 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: umgud

Did they say what area?? (Streets)


16 posted on 09/02/2011 5:27:19 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Mr B has a new cousin on the way!)
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To: A CA Guy

http://www.inciweb.org/incident/2568/

it’s looks to be a mess for awhile..

The Hill Fire in Cajon Pass has resulted in a closure of all southbound lanes of I-15 at Hwy 395. All but one lane of northbound I-15 is open with CHP escorts but may close periodically due smoke and burning operations. Motorists are advised to avoid Cajon Pass as traffic will be heavy throughout the night. Structures are threatened in the Oak Hills Area. Mandatory evacuations are in place south of Joshua, east of Baldy Mesa Ave., and west of I-15.


17 posted on 09/02/2011 5:27:34 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: umgud

Hesperia is at the top of the pass not at the base which would be devore


18 posted on 09/02/2011 5:27:54 PM PDT by al baby (Is that old windbag still on the air ?)
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To: A CA Guy

north 5 to the 14 to


19 posted on 09/02/2011 5:28:50 PM PDT by al baby (Is that old windbag still on the air ?)
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To: NormsRevenge

Marine one oh nevermind it can’r evem make a 30 minute flight to camp david in clear weather


20 posted on 09/02/2011 5:29:48 PM PDT by al baby (Is that old windbag still on the air ?)
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