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Three Major Inland Empire Fires Reach Full Containment

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San Bernardino National Forest officials announced yesterday that three major Inland Empire fires are now 100% contained. 

The Apple, El Dorado, and Snow fires were previously at 95% containment because the last remaining portion of uncontained perimeter was located in inaccessible terrain.

However, they’ve now reached “natural features void of vegetation” which allowed firefighters to fully contain the fire, according to San Bernardino National Forest officials.

But just because they’re contained doesn’t necessarily mean the fires are out. Smoldering can continue within the containment lines even after they’ve been contained.

Because of that, fire restrictions on the San Bernardino National Forest remain in effect. That means campfires, target shooting, and other activities in the forest are prohibited right now.