Cranston Fire


Incident #: BDF-11390
Fire Start: 8 months ago
Location: 3.9 miles SSW of Pine Cove, CA
Acres: 13,139
Agency: Federal Interagency Comm Center (CA-FICC)
Dispatch Notes: L1kn cranston fire in brief. 10am thursday/7/26 @ beaumont city hall 550 e sixth st beaumont ca 92223

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 4 hours, 49 mins ago — NOTE: Since the fire has been 100% contained, this listing will be removed from InciWeb on Friday, August 17. This page is no longer being updated. Location of Origin: Hwy 74 near Strawberry Creek Bridge Start date: July 25, 2018, 11:41 am Size: Approximately 13,139 acres Percent Contained: 100 percent Cause: Human-caused (arson) Resources Assigned: 39 personnel Fire Information number: 909-383-5688 (Recorded Message)Email Contact: A Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team has begun an assessment of burned watersheds to identify post-wildfire threats to human life and safety, damage to property and infrastructure, and critical natural or cultural resources on National Forest System lands. This will provide a list of emergency stabilization measures to be taken before the first major rain storms. BAER maps and reports will be available online after the team has completed their assessments. Highways: Please use caution, stay focused on driving and not...


Incident Contact
s Fire Information Call Center (Voice Recording)
Phone: 909-383-5688 Media Inquiries
Phone: 909-382-2788
Hours: M-F 9-5Show additional contacts
Fire Unit Information
San Bernardino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
602 South Tippecanoe Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Basic Information

Date of Origin
Wednesday July 25th, 2018 approx. 11:41 AM
Idyllwild, Mountain Center, Highway 243 and Highway 74
Incident Commander
Jason Escandel, U.S. Forest Service
Incident Description

Current Situation

Total Personnel
13,139 Acres
% Contained
Estimated Containment Date
Friday August 10th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Timber, Brush (2 feet), and Chaparral (6 feet). Drought stressed chaparral and heavy dead and down.
Significant Events
Minimal Fire behavior, warming and drying is enabling more smoke production as smoldering increased across the fire.


Planned Actions
Continue to hold, and patrol all perimeter lines. Suppress all heat sources located within 200' of perimeter containment lines. Continue to identify suppression repair components and complete suppression repair.
Projected Incident Activity
Crews will continue to patrol and mop-up until full control is achieved.