A possibly lightning-sparked wildfire that charred 16 acres in rugged terrain southeast of the community of Pinyon Pines near the San Bernardino National Forest was fully contained Monday, authorities said.

The blaze dubbed the Scenic Fire was reported about 3:30 p.m. Friday in the Santa Rosa Wilderness, southeast of Highway 74 and Scenic Drive.

U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Lisa Cox said Monday morning that the fire burned on land entirely under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, not within the national forest as was initially thought to be the case.

No injuries were reported, and no structures were damaged.

Cox said that lighting may have sparked the fire, although the remote location prevented a fire investigator from reaching the scene to determine an official cause.

The blaze, which was initially pegged at two acres Friday afternoon before growing to 16 acres overnight, was halted with the help of aircraft and hand crews. Fire engines were not able to trek to the scene due to the fire’s remote wilderness location.

The Scenic Fire sparked five to 10 miles away from a larger wildfire — the Flats Fire — that charred 341 acres and destroyed two homes about two weeks ago in the San Bernardino National Forest. One firefighter suffered unspecified injuries while battling that blaze, the cause of which remains under investigation.

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