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Situation Summary: The marine layer brought low clouds to the Fairview Fire overnight with high relative humidity, bringing fuel moisture recovery. Crews will continue to mop up and patrol the area for any hazards that may arise, and answer any community service calls. Firefighters are strengthening and improving control lines while also improving existing fuel breaks in the area. Suppression repair is continuing across the fire area to rehabilitate areas, such as installing water bars, brushing across dozer lines, etc.
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.
Current Acres:28,307 Containment: 84% Personnel Assigned: 1,682
Road Closures: Northbound Bautista Road at Tripp Flats Road; Southbound Bautista Road at Fairview Avenue; Northbound Red Mountain Road at Stanley Road; Eastbound Cactus Valley Road at Kel Star Road; Eastbound Minto Road at Sage Road; Northbound Reed Valley at Red Mountain Road
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: Forest Closure Order, Forest Closure Exhibit A (Map), Forest Closure Exhibit B. 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 will be revised after suppression repair is complete and the full effects of the Fairview fire are known.
Aviation / Drone Restrictions:The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued Temporary Flight Restriction and any private aircraft or drone that violates the TFR could face serious criminal charges. For more information on drones the public can visit theFAA’s website at www.KnowBeforeYouFly.org.“If you fly, we can’t!”
Fire Information: Online: Fairview - Riverside County Fire Department (rvcfire.org) | Twitter: CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department (@CALFIRERRU) / Twitter