Firefighters Battle Fire to Palm Tree Grove Fire in Thermal

City News Service

(CNS) – Firefighters Friday battled a quarter-acre vegetation fire in a palm tree grove in Thermal.

Fire crews responded at 1:08 p.m. Friday to the 68000 block of Fillmore Street to a report of a vegetation fire, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

“Firefighters are on scene of three palm trees burning in a palm tree grove,” fire officials wrote in a statement. “Additional resources responding.”

By around 2:30 p.m., fire officials reported the mulch and palm tree fire at a quarter-acre. Resources were expected to remain on scene for at least four hours for extensive mop up.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

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