• Evacuation Orders Lifted for Chaparral Fire, Which is 50% Contained

    All evacuation orders and warnings have been lifted for the 1,427-acre Chaparral Fire in Riverside and San Diego counties, which remained at 50% containment Wednesday. The fire erupted last weekend at the edge of the Cleveland National Forest in southwest Riverside County. Mandatory evacuations had been ordered for residents north of the Tenaja Truck Trail, […]

  • Blaze in South Anza Closer to Full Containment

    A 295-acre brush fire on the south end of Anza that destroyed multiple homes and other structures was 70% contained Thursday. The blaze was reported shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Gully View Drive and Rock Canyon Road, bordering the Cahuilla Indian Reservation, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The fire’s […]

  • Brush Fire in Anza Threatens Properties Before Crews Contain It

    A brush fire that erupted Thursday in Anza charred two acres and briefly threatened several homes before crews stopped it. The non-injury blaze was reported at 1:50 p.m. in the area of Mitchell Road and Louise Avenue, roughly a half-mile north of Highway 371, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The agency said multiple […]

  • Fire Tears Through Anza Mobile Home, Triggers Small Brush Fire

    Two men were displaced Thursday in a fire that tore through a double-wide mobile home and ignited a small patch of vegetation in Anza. The non-injury blaze was reported at 11:06 a.m. in the 38000 block of Western Hills Road, north of Highway 371, and extinguished about two hours later, according to the Riverside County […]

  • 20-Acre Brush Fire Ignites in Thermal

    A brush fire broke out in Thermal Tuesday, spurring a multi-agency response. The blaze was reported at 12:17 p.m. in the 89000 block of Avenue 64, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The first engine on scene reported a five-acre brusher burning at a moderate rate of spread. As of 1 p.m., five dozen […]

  • Tree Fire Quickly Spreads as Crews Work to Extinguish Flames

    Bermuda Dunes, CA Emergency fire crews responded to a wildland fire near Country Club and Jefferson Street in Bermuda Dunes.  The fire was reported around 10:20 AM with two trees initially engulfed by the flames. The fire rapidly spread through the area and through surrounding forest land, reaching a quarter of an acre.  The fire […]

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