80-acre heritage fire burns outside Victorville

Firefighters from at least seven agencies are battling a bushfire outside Victorville that started Monday afternoon.

Dubbed the Heritage Fire, the blaze was originally reported in the 14700 block of Heritage Way as 3 acres of ‘medium-heavy fuels’ with a moderate rate of spread and no threat to structures, according to the Fire Protection District. the San Bernardino County fires.

A second alert was requested, the agency said around 1:17 p.m.

Shortly before 3 p.m., the fire had spread to 80 acres and was 0% contained, firefighters said.

Firefighters from agencies in Victorville, Apple Valley, Loma Linda, Chino Valley, Rancho Cucamonga and Fort Irwin also responded to battle the blaze, which threatened 20 structures, San Bernardino County Fire Department said.

This story is developing and will be updated when more information becomes available.

Los Angeles Times

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