Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
Last Updated
7 mins, 24 secs ago
Fire Start
Monday, September 5, 2022 4:45 PM PDT
Incident #
Dispatch Notes
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — San Bernardino National Forest

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Fire Growth Potential

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 2 months ago

Incident Photo for the Fairview Fire

Fairview Fire Forest Closure Map

Current Acres:28,307 Containment: 98%

The Fairview fire began on September 5, 2022, near Bautista Road and Fairview Avenue in the unincorporated county area of Hemet. The fire grew quickly growing to the South and West into the communities of Cactus Valley, South Hemet, and Sage, as well as burning South and East into the Bautista and Blackburn Canyons and the Red Mountain area on the south-west side of the San Jacinto District of the San Bernardino National Forest.

Suppression repair continues along Rouse Ridge (5S15) Road and Little Thomas Mountain Road (6S13). Suppression repair primarily consists of repairing damage caused by dozers and other supression equipment, Smoothing road surfaces and water drainage features by using a road maintainer blade, and brush mastication along the road edge to improve visibility. The fire perimeter is being patrolled and monitored by fire suppression resources assigned to the incident. Smoldering isolated heat signatures will be suppressed as they are found. There is no threat of fire growth at this time.

Forest Closure Order: The San Bernardino National Forest has issued a Forest Closure Order for areas affected by the Fairview Fire. Please read the following for more information: Fairview Fire Closure Order, Fairview Fire Closure Order Map Exhibit A, Fairview Fire Closure Order Exhibit B, Fairview Fire Closure Order Exhibit C. You may also contact the San Jacinto Ranger District at 909-382-2922 for questions regarding this closure order. Please know that this closure order may be revised as conditions warrant.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Under Investigation
Date of Origin
Monday, September 5, 2022 3:40 PM PDT
Rouse Ridge and Bautista Canyon Areas, Southwest Hemet.
Incident Commander
H. Deets IC, J. Lowe IC(t), US Forest Service
Incident Description
Full Suppression Fire
33.714, -116.891

Current Situation

Total Personnel
Size (Acres)
Estimated Containment
Saturday, September 17, 2022 12:00 AM PDT
Fuels Involved
Grass and chaparral with little or no fire history in the past 20+ years.
Significant Events
The only fire activity noted was smoldering heat well interior to the fire perimeter

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
The planned actions for the next operational period are tactical patrol and suppression repair.
Projected Incident Activity

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Riverside County Fire
Phone: 951-940-6985
Hours: 8am - 8 pm
Fire Unit Information
San Bernardino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
602 S. Tippecanoe Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Dispatch Center Contact

Federal Interagency Communication Center (CA-FICC)

San Bernardino, CA