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Fire Crews Battle 200 Acre 'Sierra Fire' Near Cajon Pass

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More than 390 firefighting personnel are aggressively attacking the 200 acre Sierra Fire near the Cajon Pass. The fire erupted just before 4 p.m. Sept. 24 near Glen Helen Road and Interstate 15.

Mandatory evacuations began along Glen Helen Road at around 5:30 p.m. yesterday, but were lifted around midnight.

Crews assigned to fight the blaze included 6 air tankers (including the DC-10) 5 helicopters and 4 water tenders, 46 fire engines with 10 fire crews, and 5 fire bulldozers.

Firefighters are hoping for containment on this fire by the afternoon on Friday.

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