Hathaway Fire Burns 1,500 Acres in The Banning Area
Incident: Hathaway Wildfire
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Hathaway Fire Burns 1,500 acres in the Banning Area
San Bernardino, Calif., June 9, 2013 – The Hathaway Fire was reported at 11:57 A.M. on Sunday on the Morongo Indian Reservation in Riverside County. The fire has burned north onto the National Forest, heading towards Snow Peak, Raywood Flat and the San Gorgonio Wilderness.
With southwest winds and dry conditions, the fire has grown rapidly, pushing smoke north toward the Big Bear valley mountain communities. Smoke is visible both in the inland empire and the Coachella Valley as well as to motorists along the I-10 Corridor.
Firefighters will continue battling the blaze overnight. No structures are threatened; as the fire is burning in a very rugged and remote section of the National Forest; including a portion of the San Gorgonio Wilderness. For more information please visit us at http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3415/ or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/SanBernardinoNF
Quick Fire Facts
Fire Start Date: June 9, 2013 Fire Report Time: 11:57 am Location: Hathaway Canyon near the border of the Morongo Indian Reservation and San Gorgonio Wilderness, northeast of Banning Acres: 1500+ Containment:15% Fire Cause: Under Investigation Current Resources Assigned to the Incident: Fire Fighters Assigned: 402 Fire Engines: 28 Fire Crews: 14 Helicopters: 5 Air Tankers: 9 Air Attack: 2 Dozers: 3 Water Tenders: 2 Evacuations: None