Bobcat Fire (9/18/2020) Evacuation Warning Issued For Wrightwood & Pinon Hills
- SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 PM Update: “Bobcat Fire Update; Over 12,00 Acres Burned Today“
- SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 AM Update: “Bobcat Fire Update; Evacuation Warnings Still In Effect“
As of 8:00 pm, Thursday, September 17, 2020, an evacuation warning is in effect for the areas of Wrightwood and Pinon Hills due to the Bobcat wildfire currently burning in the Angeles National Forest. Should an order be issued or if residents wish to evacuate now, Wrightwood residents are encouraged to use Highway 2 to Phelan or Highway 138 to the Interstate 15 Freeway. The warning was issued by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department at approximately 7:00 pm this evening.
The evacuation warning area is roughly East of the Los Angeles/San Bernardino County line, north to Highway 18, east to Sheep Creek Road, south to Sunnyslope, east along the foothills of Phelan and Baldy Mesa. Then south to Cajon Junction (Hwy 138 & I-15) to the ridge above Lytle Creek and west back to the County Line. (see map) and here is a link to the MAP.
The Phelan Pinon Hills CSD has announced that the 5 acre lot directly north of their offices and park (next to Napa Auto Parts on Sheep Creek Road) is available for trailered animals and water will be available for those animals.
The Bobcat fire which started on September 6, 2020, has burned to approximately 55,617 acres and is only 9% contained.