CAJON PASS (CBS) — A wildfire has scorched more than 300 acres and a mobile home in the Cajon Pass Monday afternoon.
The wildfire began on Interstate-15 in the Cajon Pass between Kenwood and Cleghorn at approximately 1:00 p.m., according to San Bernardino National Forest spokesman John Miller. Officials say two structures have also burned.READ MORE: Motive Unknown After 8 Killed At Indianapolis FedEx Facility
Crews have contained about 40 percent of the brush fire.
Caltrans says only three of five northbound lanes of I-15 are open and there is a heavy backup. The southbound side is fully open but is also experiencing spectator delays.READ MORE: Sheriff's Deputies Arrest Suspect After He Barricaded Himself In A Compton Residence For More Than 7 Hours
Authorities said no one has been injured. Two residents at the Matthews Ranch were asked to evacuate but refused.
No other evacuations have been ordered.
Approximately 40-50 miles away, another brush fire was burning in the city of Perris and fast approaching homes. About a dozen residents have been ordered to evacuate.MORE NEWS: 1 Dead, 3 Injured In Tujunga Crash
The blaze has consumed at least 100 acres.