WINCHESTER – Fire completely destroyed an abandoned house in Winchester tonight, a Riverside County Fire Department official said.
The fire was reported at 7:59 p.m. in the 28100 block of Patterson Avenue, according to department spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson.
”The first arriving engine company reported an abandoned single-story, single family dwelling well-involved with fire,” Hendrickson said.
It took 21 firefighters until 8:35 p.m. to contain the fire and the structure was completely destroyed, she said.
The cause of the fire was under investigation, Hendrickson said.