Mountain Fire

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Portions Of San Jacinto Mountains Closed In Mountain Fire To Reopen

Areas of the San Bernardino mountains closed due to the Mountain Fire will reopen Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2013

A helicopter makes a drop on the Mountain Fire on July 18, 2013, near Idyllwild, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mountain Fire 100 Percent Contained

The Mountain Fire, which scorched 27,531 acres near Idyllwild since it broke out July 15, was fully contained Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/30/2013

A helicopter makes a drop on the Mountain Fire on July 18, 2013, near Idyllwild, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mountain Fire 99 Percent Contained

The Mountain Fire, which has burned 27,531 acres near Idyllwild since it broke out July 15, was 99 percent contained Monday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2013

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Mountain Fire Nearly 100 Percent Contained

The Mountain Fire is 98 percent contained, according to authorities.

07/28/2013

Firefighters head from base camp to fight the Mountain Fire July 18, 2013 near Idyllwild, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mountain Fire Expected To Reach Full Containment Tuesday

Firefighters have pushed back the containment date for a massive wildfire in Riverside County.

07/26/2013

A helicopter makes a drop on the Mountain Fire on July 18, 2013, near Idyllwild, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mountain Fire Caused By Electrical Equipment Failure On Private Property

An electrical equipment failure on private property caused the Mountain Fire, which has burned more than 27,500 acres in the Idyllwild area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

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Officials Push Full Containment Of Mountain Fire To Friday

Full containment was initially expected Wednesday, however, officials said the fire was only at 91 percent contained.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2013

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Full Containment Of Mountain Fire Expected By Wednesday

The 27,000-acre Mountain Fire burning in the San Bernardino National Forest was 85 percent contained Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2013

The Mountain Fire broke out July 15, forcing nearly 6,000 evacuations between Palm Springs and Hemet (credit: CBS)

Evacuation Warning Issued For Apple Canyon As Mudslide Threat Looms

The wildfire that destroyed seven homes and threatened the mountain town of Idyllwild was sluggish after a thunderstorm drenched the timberland and settled over the mountains Monday, threatening to trigger mudslides and flash flooding to the freshly burned area.

CBS Los Angeles–07/22/2013

A helicopter makes a drop on the Mountain Fire on July 18, 2013, near Idyllwild, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mountain Fire Evacuation Orders Lifted For Idyllwild, Fern Valley

Authorities Sunday said they were lifting evacuation orders for Idyllwild and Fern Valley as a threat to those communities from the 42-square-mile Mountain Fire had diminished.

07/21/2013

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27,278-Acre Mountain Fire 49 Percent Contained

Firefighters made progress overnight along the northwest flank of a stubborn wildfire in Riverside County.

07/20/2013

The Mountain Fire broke out July 15, forcing nearly 6,000 evacuations between Palm Springs and Hemet (credit: CBS)

Mountain Fire 15 Percent Contained, 27K Acres Burned

A wildfire in the Riverside County mountains has grown to 24,800 acres and remained 15 percent contained Friday morning.

CBS Los Angeles–07/19/2013

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Riverside County Officials Declare Local Emergency As Mountain Fire Grows To 22.8K Acres

A wildfire in the Riverside County mountains has grown to 22,800 acres and remains 15 percent contained Thursday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2013

The Mountain Fire broke out July 15, forcing nearly 6,000 evacuations between Palm Springs and Hemet (credit: CBS)

Evacuation Ordered For Idyllwild and Fern Valley Area As Mountain Fire Grows To 19.4K Acres

A brush fire burning in the Riverside County mountains has grown to 19,400 acres and remained 15 percent contained Wednesday evening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/17/2013

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Mountain Fire In Idyllwild Grows to 9K Acres, 10 Percent Contained

A brush fire burning in the Riverside County mountains has grown to 8,000 acres and was 10 percent contained Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2013

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