Progress of Yucca Valley wildfire has slowed

About 250 acres were burned by a brushfire that broke out in San Bernardino County’s Yucca Valley. The fire was put out by firefighters on Thursday night.

According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, the fire was first reported in the Elk Trail area and San Andreas Road at 3:40 p.m.

Firefighters arrived to find that the fire had spread over 30 acres and threatened 10 homes and ranches.

The fire quickly grew to over 150 acres, with 0% of its original size. There were more than 75 firefighters on the scene, and both fixed-wing aircraft as well as helicopters helped in the fight against the fire.

Fire officials announced at 9:30 p.m. that the fire was now under control. The fire had burned approximately 250 acres, and was at 25% control as of Friday.

Fire officials stated that no evacuations were required and that homes previously considered in danger were not now considered to be in danger.

Firefighters were expected at all times to be on-scene to maintain control lines and clean up hot spots.

San Bernardino County Fire was under the unified command of the National Forest Service in order to fight the fire.

There were no reported injuries or structures that were damaged.


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