BEAUMONT: Brush fire

BEAUMONT – Firefighters today battled and contained a 10-acre brush fire in south Beaumont.

The fire, reported at 12:28 p.m. near Manzanita Park and Roadrunner Drive, was burning in light vegetation, said Jody Hagemann of the Riverside County Fire Department.

About 85 firefighters were dispatched to the scene, as well as firefighting aircraft, she said.

The fire was contained at 1:26 p.m. without injuries, according to Hagemann.


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