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Etiwanda Fire

  • San Bernardino County
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  • Started: Apr 30, 2014
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  • Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 7:01 AM
Containment

100%

Acres Burned

2,143

No new updates for this fire. 2143 acres have burned, and the fire has been 100% contained. The cause was investigators have determined the etiwanda fire was started by an illegal campfire. investigators believe the illegal campfire may have been smoldering for a few days until the strong winds blew embers into nearby brush. School closures are in effect. See details below.

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Do people near this fire need to evacuate?

YES
Evacuation orders have been issued. Learn more

Have any road closures been announced?

NO
No nearby roads are closed at this time.

Additional Details

EVACUATIONS

Mandatory evacuation and voluntary evacuations are lifted.

SCHOOL CLOSURES

Etiwanda School District schools will re-open Friday, the school district tweeted. Nine schools are scheduled to remain closed Thursday, NBC L.A. reports. Here are the closures. Etiwanda School District: Caryn Elementary, Golden Elementary, Day Creek Intermediate. Students in the Etiwanda School District will not report to school, with before and after school childcare also closed, according to NBC L.A. All other Etiwanda School District schools are set to operate on a normal schedule. Alta Loma School District: Banyan Elementary. Chaffey Joint Union High School District: Los Osos High School, Etiwanda High School, Rancho Cucamonga High School, Alta Loma High School. All other Chaffey Joint Union High School District schools will remain open, according to NBC L.A. The Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Campus will also remain closed Thursday, with day and evening classes and events canceled.

CAUSE

Investigators have determined the Etiwanda Fire was started by an illegal campfire. Investigators believe the illegal campfire may have been smoldering for a few days until the strong winds blew embers into nearby brush.

INJURIES

3 minor

STRUCTURES THREATENED

n/a

STRUCTURES DESTROYED

n/a

DAMAGE ASSESSMENT

1 structure damaged

CONDITIONS

Winds at 15 to 25 miles per hour.

DATA SOURCE

Inciweb

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

San Bernardino National Forest

COOPERATING AGENCIES

n/a

PHONE NUMBERS

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