Moffat Fire burns hundreds of acres north of Lone Pine, CA

Above: Moffat Fire, April 19, 2018. Photo: CAL FIRE San Bernardino Unit.

(UPDATED at 9:43 a.m. PDT April 21, 2018)

CAL FIRE reports that more accurate mapping determined that the Moffat Fire burned 1,265 acres.


(UPDATED at 12:12 p.m. PDT April 20, 2018)

CAL FIRE reported Friday morning  that the Moffat Fire near Lone Pine, California has burned 1,050 acres. There was no increase in size overnight.


(Originally published at 6:24 p.m. PDT April 19, 2018)

A fire that started Thursday afternoon grew to approximately 300 acres five miles north of Lone Pine, California. The fire is east of Highway 395 which for a while was closed in both directions. Later it was open but with escorts.

Lone Pine is 100 air miles northeast of Bakersfield, California.

The name of the fire was originally “Spillway”.

Moffet Fire
Map of the Moffet Fire at 1:51 p.m. April 19, 2018.