Vegetation fire in Coachella now contained

Vegetation fire in Coachella now contained

Taylor Martinez

UPDATE:

As of 6:30pm Thursday the fire was fully contained after scorching 5-7 acres.

ORIGINAL:

Crews are working to contain a vegetation fire burning in Coachella.

The fire burning near Highway 86 Expressway and Avenue 50 is 3-5 acres, but several viewers have called reporting clouds of smoke seen across much of the east valley.

Cal Fire crews say the blaze is burning at a moderate rate in medium fuels.

Stay with NBC Palm Springs for more details on this developing story.

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