7/04/2014 09:42 AM PDT

Banner Fire 40 Percent Contained

CAL FIRE is reporting that the Banner Fire is now 217 acres and 40 percent contained.

Evacuation orders were lifted for the communities of Whispering Pines and Kentwood I and II as of 8 p.m. last night. Highway 78 continues to be closed between Julian High School and Scissors Crossing, CAL FIRE said.

Visit www.sdcountyemergency.com or call 2-1-1 for information.