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Friday, Aug 19, 2016 at 08:42 PM PDT

How to Help Blue Cut Fire Victims, Evacuees

How to Help Blue Cut Fire Victims, Evacuees

As the punishing Blue Cut Fire scorched more than 25,000 acres in San Bernardino County Wednesday, organizations were offering assistance to victims and evacuees affected by the disastrous blaze.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 04:56 PM PDT

Blue Cut Fire: Where Are the Super Scoopers?

Blue Cut Fire: Where Are the Super Scoopers?

Why aren't the super scoopers in Southern California being used to make water-drops on the monstrous Blue Cut Fire in the Cajon Pass?

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 05:08 PM PDT

"I Was Going to Go Down With the Ship"

"I Was Going to Go Down With the Ship"

After some homeowners decided to stay and battle the ferocious Blue Cut Fire with just their garden hoses, NBC4 caught 83-year-old John Hockaday who did it using a walker.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 12:16 PM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Images From the Cajon Pass Wildfire

Images show the destruction left behind by a fire burning in the Cajon Pass.View gallery

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Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 04:00 AM PDT

'Devastating' Wildfire Explodes in Cajon Pass

'Devastating' Wildfire Explodes in Cajon Pass

The fast-moving Blue Cut Fire forced Interstate 15 to shut down in both directions, leaving drivers to find alternates routes through the region Wednesday morning as the Southern California wildfire continued to...

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 07:32 AM PDT

StormRanger4: Tracking the Cajon Pass Fire

StormRanger4: Tracking the Cajon Pass Fire

NBC4's StormRanger can track storms wherever they are with a higher degree of accuracy and with more detail than ever before. Crystal Egger has a look at the Cajon Pass fire on Wednesday Aug. 17, 2016.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 07:38 AM PDT

Cajon Pass Fire: AM Update

Cajon Pass Fire: AM Update

A wildfire leaves a path of destruction in the Cajon Pass. Rick Montanez reports for Today in LA on Wednesday Aug. 17, 2016.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 07:36 AM PDT

Cajon Pass Fire: Morning Update in Phelan

Cajon Pass Fire: Morning Update in Phelan

An update on evacuations and road closures due to the Cajon Pass wildfire. Annette Arreola reports for Today in LA on Wednesday Aug. 17, 2016.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 04:02 AM PDT

Brush Fire Destroys Historic Summit Inn Diner

Brush Fire Destroys Historic Summit Inn Diner

The fast-moving Blue Cut Fire destroyed the Summit Inn Restaurant located along historic Route 66 on Tuesday.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 09:57 PM PDT

Smoke Advisory Issued in San Bernardino County

Smoke Advisory Issued in San Bernardino County

A smoke advisory was issued Tuesday due to a fast-moving brush fire in San Bernardino County. The fire, dubbed the Blue Cut Fire, has forced evacuations and burned more than 23 square miles in the Cajon Pass.

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