Vegetation fire burning around 50 acres near Running Springs

A vegetation fire was burning about 50 acres by Highway 330 near Running Springs on Friday afternoon, Sept. 23.

The blaze, dubbed the Manzanita fire, was first reported around 3:30 p.m., according to U.S Forest Services spokesperson Delyn Sieliet. No evacuation orders were in place but Highway 330 was closed from Highland to Running Springs in both directions.

Firefighters were making good progress with ground and air attacks as of 4:30 p.m., San Bernardino County Fire officials said.

Manzanita fire from south Redlands. #ManzanitaFire

— dcozad (@dcozad) September 23, 2022


The cause of the blaze has not been determined.

This is a developing story. Additional information will be included when it becomes available.

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