Firefighters battle 902-acre 'Mart Fire' in Highland; 15 percent contained

A smoke advisory was issued in the Highland area after a brush fire, dubbed the "Mart Fire," broke out Tuesday afternoon.

The fire was first reported shortly after 3 p.m. Firefighters were battling the 902-acre fire and was said to be threatening nearby homes and structures.

By Wednesday morning, the fire was 15 percent contained.

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One structure was reported to have burned.

Highland YMCA (opened @1815)
7793 Central Ave
Highland, CA 92346

Devore Animal Shelter
19777 Shelter Way
San Bernardino, CA 92407

Arrowbear, Big Bear and Running Springs residents will see and smell smoke. Residents of the high desert (Victorville, Hesperia, Apple Valley and Lucerne Valley) will see the smoke column to the south.

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