Vegetation fire burning around 50 acres near Running Springs

A vegetation fire was burning about 50 acres by Highway 330 near Running Springs on Friday afternoon, Sept. 23.

The blaze, dubbed the Manzanita fire, was first reported around 3:30 p.m., according to U.S Forest Services spokeswoman Delyn Sieliet. No evacuation orders were in place but Highway 330 was closed from Highland to Running Springs in both directions.

Firefighters were making good progress with ground and air attacks as of 4:30 p.m., San Bernardino County Fire officials said.

Manzanita fire from south Redlands. #ManzanitaFire pic.twitter.com/PKKap3FpOg

— dcozad (@dcozad) September 23, 2022

#ManzanitaFire(Update): Firefighters making good progress with air/ground attack. No evacs in place however Hwy330 is closed to support suppression efforts. pic.twitter.com/tL2RqVyeEA

— San Bernardino County Fire (@SBCOUNTYFIRE) September 23, 2022

The cause of the blaze has not been determined.

This is a developing story. Additional information will be included when it becomes available.

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