The Panorama Fire started at 1:54 pm on Monday July 9th. It burned 75 acres above State Highway 18 in Waterman Canyon near Panorama Point. Today firefighters completed and improved containment lines and mopped up hotspots within the interior of the burn. It is now 100% contained.
SR18 has been re-opened, but southbound traffic is reduced to one lane until 8:00 p.m.
Voluntary evacuations have been lifted for residents in Waterman Canyon.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. If you have any information please call Captain John Payan with the San Bernardino City Fire Department at 909-384-5777.
Basic InformationIncident TypeWildfireCauseUnder InvestigationDate of OriginMonday July 09th, 2012 approx. 01:54 PMLocationWaterman CanyonIncident CommanderUnified CommandCurrent SituationTotal Personnel100Size75 acresPercent Contained100%Estimated Containment DateTuesday July 10th, 2012 approx. 06:00 PMFuels Involved
Highway 18 has been re-opened. On Monday there were four firefighter heat-related injuries.OutlookPlanned Actions
Firefighters are working to create fireline around the fire perimeter and knocking down hotspots within the fire interior.Growth Potential
Forward rate of spread stopped.Terrain Difficulty
steep and ruggedRemarks
3 hand crews, 4 engines, 2 water tenders, 1 helicopter, air tankers availableCurrent WeatherWind Conditions5 mph SWTemperature102 degreesHumidity