Some reports have listed the Morris Fire at 700 acres this morning. The state’s Inciweb site maintains that the blaze has consumed 275 acres.
As many as 600 firefighters are on scene. Sheriff’s personnel are conducting voluntary evacuations along East Fork Road as a precaution. Here’s the complete InciWeb update from 11 hours ago:
Morris Fire started at 4:27 pm and is burning in San Gabriel Canyon near Morris Dam on the Los Angeles River Ranger District.
|Date of Origin||Tuesday August 25th, 2009 approx 02:27 PM|
|Location||Hwy 39 MM20 and MM21|
|Incident Commander||Loring Buchwald|
Medium Brush and Chaparral
|Wind Conditions||3 – 5 mph NW|