Blaze Kills One in Whitewater

Blaze Kills One in Whitewater

News Staff

Riverside County fire officials say one person has died in that fire that destroyed a vehicle and travel trailer Tuesday morning in the Whitewater area.

Fourteen fire engines and two bulldozers were sent at 9:12 a.m. to the 12500 block of Cottonwood Road near Mint Drive and had the fire contained by 10:35 a.m.

The blaze also burned about four to five acres of brush.

There was no immediate word on what caused the blaze.

Stay tuned with NBC Palm Springs as this breaking news story develops.