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Vista Fire: 2,936 acres with 59% containment

UPDATE 7/15/2024: The Vista Fire is at 2936 acres with 59% containment.

There are 610 total personnel assigned to the fire.


UPDATE 7/12/2024: The Vista Fire is now at 2,810 acres with 13% containment.


UPDATE 7/11/2024: The Vista Fire is now at 2,700 acres and is still at 0% containment.


UPDATE 7/10/2024: According to San Bernardino National Forest fire officials, the Vista Fire has grown to 2,354 acres as of 1:30 P.M..

The fire remains at 0% containment.

The excessive heat and dry fuels are dictating the fire's behavior.


UPDATE 7/9/2024: As of 9 P.M., the Vista Fire has grown to 1,295 acres with 0% containment.

This morning, California Complex Incident Management Team 15 assumed command of the fire in unified command with the San Bernardino County Fire Department.

The total amount of personnel assigned to the fire is 406.

Helicopters and crews will be working through the night.


The Pacific Crest Trail is closed from Lytle Creek to Mt. Baldy in the San Bernardino National Forest after a wildfire broke out on Sunday morning.

On July 7 at 9:55 A.M., San Bernardino County Fire and San Bernardino National Forest fire personnel were dispatched to a fire off of Lytle Creek Road in Lytle Creek, California.

Over 250 personnel were on scene at the fire on Sunday.

An evacuation order has been set in place for Mt. Baldy ski resort and for all hiking trails on Mt. Baldy, including a portion of the Pacific Crest Trails that runs from Lytle Creek area to Mt. Baldy.

According to San Bernardino National Forest fire officials, the fire is burning in steep rugged terrain and was active overnight. Four aircrafts were assigned to the fire and an additional aircraft, equipment, crews, and overhead personal were ordered.

As of 7:58 P.M. today, the Vista Fire has grown to 588 acres and is currently 0% contained.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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