Forest debris and other vegetation will be set ablaze this week during a prescribed burn in Mt. San Jacinto State Park, so residents and people passing through the area shouldn't be alarmed, authorities said Monday.
Firefighters have reached 100 percent containment of the North Fire, which sparked on Friday in the Cajon Pass near Interstate 15and scorched 4,250 acres. Evacuation orders were lifted over the weekend for residents in the area.
The Lake Fire remains at 98% containmentFirefighters continue to make good progress as they continue to attack the Lake Fire, which has been burning in the San Bernardino National Forest for over two weeks.
Recent rain has helped firefighting efforts on the Lake Fire, reporting 65% containment on Wednesday, however heavy rains can lead to flash floods and mudslides. Lightning storms can also spark wildfires not detected till days later.