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Hillside fire: Evacuations, shelters, road and school closures in San Bernardino

Hillside fire in San Bernardino
Firefighters work to control the Hillside fire in the North Park neighborhood of San Bernardino.
(Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

The wind-driven Hillside fire broke out about 1:40 a.m. Thursday near Highway 18 and Lower Waterman Canyon in San Bernardino. The fire quickly charred 200 acres and burned six homes.

EVACUATIONS

About 500 homes north of 50th Street, west of Highway 18 and east of Mayfield Street have been placed under mandatory evacuation orders.

SHELTER

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  • Pacific High School at 1020 Pacific St. in San Bernardino
  • Animals: San Bernardino City Animal Shelter at 33 Chandler Place
The Hillside fire was burning along Highway 18 at Lower Waterman Canyon, consuming at least 200 acres. San Bernardino fire officials ordered evacuations north of 50th Street, West of Highway 18 and east of Mayfield Street. An evacuation center has been established at 1020 Pacific Street in San Bernardino.
(Chris Keller / Los Angeles Times)

ROAD CLOSURES

  • Highway 18
  • Local roads in North Park neighborhoods

SCHOOL CLOSURES

  • Cal State San Bernardino

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CONDITIONS

The fire area is expecting single-digit humidity levels and sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph.


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