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Timber fire expands, campers evacuated

(June 18, 2015) — It may take several days to put down a timber fire that erupted late Wednesday afternoon in the San Gorgonio Wilderness near Jenks Lake in the San Bernardino National Forest, Inland News Today reported.

BARTON FLATS, Calif. – It may take several days to put down a timber fire that erupted late Wednesday afternoon in the San Gorgonio Wilderness near Jenks Lake in the San Bernardino National Forest, Inland News Today reported.

It covered 100 acres in the first few hours chasing 178 people, mostly children, from five camps. They were bused to Citrus Valley High School in Redlands.

The fire has since grown to 1,500 acres. There is no predicted containment.

Highway 38 is closed from the east side of Angelus Oaks to Lake Williams, Hiking Trails into the San Gorgonio Wilderness Area closed. Pacific Crest Trail closed from Whitewater Preserve to Onyx Peak.

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