The North Fire had scorched 3,500 acres around the Cajon Pass and was 60 percent contained as of 8 a.m. Sunday. To the west, the Pine Fire, near Wrightwood, burned 200 acres and was 35 percent contained.
The Alaska Airlines flight landed around 1:40 p.m.
The North Fire started at about 2:30 p.m. near Interstate 15 north of Highway 138, according to a joint statement from San Bernardino County Fire, CALFIRE and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
The Pine Fire was first reported around 9 p.m. Friday and had burned around 200 acres near Flume Canyon, off of Highway 2, by 8 a.m.
Four firefighters were injured and damage to three separate warehouses in Florence totaled between $1 to $3 million after a fire was sparked by what investigators suspect may be illegal fireworks.
A vegetation fire was reported in the 1500 block of Burton Mesa around 1:30 p.m. and had grown to nearly 300 acres by 6 p.m., prompting authorities to evacuate approximately 1,200 people in surrounding areas.
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Authorities have issued a warning to the public Friday after they say two flying drones disrupted wildfire operations in Southern California this week.
Authorities said about 1,900 firefighters were working around the clock to battle the blaze.
Firefighters across the southland are bracing for an increase in heat-related emergency calls and escalated fire danger as already-hot temperatures are expected to get even hotter.
Four firefighters were recovering Friday after falling through the roof of an abandoned casino in Cudahy.
Firefighters were on the roof where flames were clearly visible.
Los Angeles County firefighters were called to the 11500 block of Forest Grove before 6 p.m. Monday.
Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel were called to the scene in the 20000 block of Keaton Street at 1:27 p.m.
The team is comprised of about 65 people, mostly from Los Angeles County, with at least one rescue dog handler from Santa Barbara County, said a Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher.