Flames are running along the ridge between Highway 138 and the Old Ridge Route. Scrub oak burst into flames. This photo was taken by Gary Sherfey at about 1:48 p.m., just before firefighters began arriving. The 911 calls were made by about 12:50 p.m. from several sources. AT&T workers can be seen in the truck near the fire. They said they also called in the fire. Sherfey reported they said they saw smoke start to rise in the canyon between the two roads just before the fire broke out.

Flames are running along the ridge between Highway 138 and the Old Ridge Route. Scrub oak burst into flames. This photo was taken by Gary Sherfey at about 1:48 p.m., just before firefighters began arriving. The 911 calls were made by about 12:50 p.m. from several sources. AT&T workers can be seen in the truck near the fire. They said they also called in the fire. Sherfey reported they said they saw smoke start to rise in the canyon between the two roads just before the fire broke out.