Coachella Fire Contained By 20 Firefighters In Under 30 Minutes

Coachella Fire Contained By 20 Firefighters In Under 30 Minutes

News Staff

Twenty firefighters contained a fire at a Coachella home Monday within 30 minutes.

The Riverside County Fire Department was alerted to the fire at a single-family home on the 85600 block of Via Misionero around 3:45 p.m., officials said. Firefighters, along with five engines and one truck, were deployed to the 1,500-square-feet structure that showed visible signs of smoke from the back and side.

The fire was contained by the emergency crews at 4:12 p.m., officials said.

About 20 minutes later, a woman was taken to a local hospital with non- life-threatening injuries, officials said. The American Red Cross was requested to assist with four adults and one child.

Officials did not release the cause of the fire.