The San Bernardino Fire Information Center 909 383-5688



Incident Overview

Firefighters from the US Forest Service, CAL FIRE, San Bernardino County Fire, and local

municipalities are fighting the Mile Fire, reported east of Highway 18 near Waterman Canyon.

Fire is currently 100 acres and holding. An estimated 160 firefighters are working to suppress

this fire, including ground and air resources.

Road and Highway Closures:   Highway 18 is closed between 40th Ave and Hwy 138. There is no

estimated time for Hwy 18 to reopen.

Injuries: 3 Forest Service and 6 Other Agency, all heat related. All Patients transported

Evacuations: None at this time.

Drones: While there has been no drone activity over the fire, drones interfere with firefighting

efforts. Anyone who hampers firefighting efforts could face criminal charges as well. For more

information on drones the public can visit the FAA’s website at

“If you fly, we can’t!”

Basic Information

Current as of   7/31/2017 5:00:15 PM

Incident Type:  Wildfire

Cause: Under Investigation

Date of Origin: Monday July 31st, 2017 approx. 01:42 PM

Location: Waterman Canyon

Incident Commander: USFS-Josh Boehm

Current Situation

Total Personnel: 160


100 Acres



Fire originated on county land, San Bernardino County is lead agency for investigation of cause.