RIM off the Mountain delay due to Fire related HWY 18 closure

8/1/17  8:35am Update: Highway 18 has been re-opened and all services are running as scheduled.

Due to a fire related road closure on Hwy 18, RIM off the Mountain Bus to San Bernardino will re-route after Top Town and travel down the 330  to complete the trip to San Bernardino.  Driver will still make all stops, however, passengers should expect delays until the highway is re-opened.

Per Scanner:
MON JUL 31, 2017, 1:49 PM
VEGETATION FIRE
HWY 18 WATERMAN CYN, WATERMAN CYN
HWY 18 AT OLD WATERMAN CYN ROAD MULTIPLE REPORTS
Incident Name MILE FIRE
NOTE: US FOREST SERVICE HAS BEEN REQUESTED TO RESPOND TO THIS INCIDENT
NOTE: CALFIRE HAS BEEN REQUESTED TO RESPOND TO THIS INCIDENT

UNITS RESPONDING: AA 12 BC15 BC33 DIV3 E12 E17 E31 E314 E333 E336 E338 E339 E34 E35 H534 H554 PT17 PT31 WT 232 WT3690 2 ALRM FEDCOM (FOREST SERVICE) CALCOM (CALFIRE) (SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY FIRE )

UPDATES BELOW:


MON JUL 31 2:52 PM
C130 HEAVY AIR TANKER FROM POTERVILLE IS NOW ON SCENE OF THIS FIRE
SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT


MON JUL 31 2:26 PM
COUNTY PUTTING TOGETHER SEVERAL STRUCTURE PROTECTION AND GEL TASK FORCE STRIKE TEAMS
SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT


MON JUL 31 2:20 PM
I.C. IS ORDERING UP A STRIKE TEAM OF ENGINES FOR STRUCTURE PROTECTION – CALLING THEM THE WATERMAN STRUCTURE GROUP
SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT


MON JUL 31 2:17 PM
HWY 18 NOW CLOSED AT HWY 138
SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:MTN.GOAT JOHN


MON JUL 31 2:02 PM
LOCAL WEBCAM VIEW OF THIS FIRE:
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SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT


MON JUL 31 1:54 PM
70-100 ACRES RAPID RATE OF SPREAD.
SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:MTN.GOAT JOHN


MON JUL 31 1:54 PM
NEW VEGETATION FIRE WATERMANY CYN AT HIGHWAY 18 – SEVERAL ACRES – HWY 18 IS CLOSED AT 40TH. 2ND ALARM REQUESTED.
SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT


MON JUL 31 1:51 PM
I.C. REPORTING 10+ ACRES FULL RESPONSE FROM MULTIPLE AGENCIES ENROUTE WITH AIRCRAFT ON ORDER
SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT