LAKE ARROWHEAD (CBSLA.com/AP) — Firefighters are closing the loop on a wildfire that has scorched nearly 13 square miles in the San Bernardino Mountains between the Lake Arrowhead resort region and the high desert to the north.
The Pilot Fire, which broke out Aug. 7, is 80 percent contained Friday.READ MORE: Strike Averted: IATSE And AMPTP Have 'Basic Contract' Agreement, Per Officials With The Theatrical Stage Employees Union
At the fire’s height it posed a threat to as many as 5,300 residences, but no homes have been lost. All evacuation orders and advisories for the mountain communities affected by the Pilot Fire were lifted at 9 a.m. Friday.READ MORE: Bill Clinton Expected To Be Released From UCI Medical Center Sunday
Several road closures remained in effect. Highway 173 at Grass Valley Road, along with forest roads 2N33, 2N17X, 2N36 and 2N37. The Miller Canyon OHV Area, the Pacific Crest Trail — from the Deep Creek Hot Springs to Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area and the Pinnacles Trail also remained closed.MORE NEWS: Three Teenagers Critically Wounded At Halloween House Party In Whittier
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