SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) — With three fires scorching the Southland, a fourth brush fire broke out near Cal State University San Bernardino Tuesday afternoon, forcing evacuations.
The 100-acre Little Mountain Fire broke out at about 12:30 p.m. near University Parkway and West Varsity Avenue.READ MORE: Huntington Beach Officially Calls For Offshore Oil Drilling Ban
Ambulances were requested near Cal State San Bernardino for three burn victims. The circumstances and cause of the fire, and the conditions of the victims were not confirmed.READ MORE: West Covina City Council Approves New Amazon Distribution Center
Authorities say the wind-driven fire was threatening structures. San Bernardino County Fire officials requested the closure of the 215 Freeway from the 210 to I-15 shortly after 3 p.m. because of blowing smoke and embers.
An evacuation center was set up at Marshall Elementary School at 2388 North G St.MORE NEWS: East LA Olympic Boxer Paul Gonzales Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Abuse
All evacuations were lifted about 6:30 p.m., San Bernardino police said.