Aug 21, 2016

Firefighters Have a Strong Hold On California's Blue Cut Fire, Which Has Destroyed Dozens of Homes, Officials Say

Cajon Pass, California
USA
by
Sean Breslin
,
The Weather Channel
The Summit Inn, a popular roadside diner at the crest of historic Route 66, was gutted by th eBlue Cut Fire. Photo: Christopher Weber, AP
The Summit Inn, a popular roadside diner at the crest of historic Route 66, was gutted by th eBlue Cut Fire. Photo: Christopher Weber, AP

Firefighters are making significant progress on the Blue Cut fire in the hills above San Bernardino, California, which destroyed 96 home and 213 other structures, officials said Saturday.

The wildfire remained at 37,000 acres Sunday morning and firefighters continued to contain the inferno, with containment at 83 percent, according to InciWeb