Firefighters from the City of San Luis Obispo are among those heading to Riverside County to help firefighters there battling the fast-growing Cranston Fire.@SLO_City_Fire crew and Strike Team Leader load up to join County Strike Team headed to Hemet’s #CranstonFire, a fast moving fire threatening homes near Idyllwild. Wishing all responders a safe return. #SLOFireCares #SLOFireWeDoThatToo pic.twitter.com/ioyQCiaTTU— SLO City Fire (@SLO_City_Fire) July 26, 2018The fire broke out late Wednesday morning off Highway 74 east of Hemet.By 6:30 p.m., it had burned an estimated 3,000 acres and there was no containment.Evacuations have been ordered for the Idyllwild, Pine Cove, Mountain Center, and Fern Valley areas.Five-hundred fire personnel have been assigned to the fire.The cause of the blaze is under investigation.Photo courtesy San Bernardino National Forest
Local firefighters headed south to assist with fire in Riverside County
Posted at 5:47 PM, Jul 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-25 20:47:18-04
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