UPDATE 5:30a.m. June 14: Highway 18 between Camp Rock Road and Johnson Grade near Big Bear remains closed due to a brush fire  

Firefighters continued to battle the blaze overnight that broke out near the Mitsubishi Plant in the High Desert. Air drops were made early on yesterday. There is no threat to Big Bear at this time. 

Motorists are advised to use Highway 38 or Highway 18 from San Bernardino to access Big Bear.



A vegetation fire is been reported near the Mitsubishi plant in Lucerne Valley. 

The fire is near Highway 18 and the Mitsubishi plant iand portions of Highway 18 between the Mitsubishi plant and Camp Rock  Road are reportedly closed due to the fire.

Air tankers have made drops on the fire and reportedly made good progress. There is no danger to Big Bear at this time. As more information becomes available this story will be updated. 

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