July 22, 2024



Firefighters battling 34-acre fire above San Bernardino; Highway 18 closed


by: Nouran Salahieh, Wendy Burch


Firefighters are battling a 34-acre fire above San Bernardino that prompted the closure of Highway 18 Monday afternoon.

The blaze, dubbed the Peak Fire, was reported around 11 a.m. in the area of Old Waterman Canyon Road, off Highway 18 in the mountains just north of San Bernardino.

The fire was spreading rapidly with about two-dozen homes threatened, according to San Bernardino National Forest officials.

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