MEAD VALLEY: Fire breaks out west of Perris

MEAD VALLEY – A brush fire that broke out today in Mead Valley burned just under an acre of open space but did not pose a threat to homes or other structures. The non-injury blaze was reported about 6:20 p.m. in the area of Brown and Byron streets, just west of Perris, according to the […]

SAN JACINTO: Fire contained near Ramona Expressway

SAN JACINTO – A brush fire broke out this afternoon along a four-lane corridor just north of San Jacinto, blackening about an acre before crews got it under control. The non-injury blaze was reported at 3 p.m. in the area of Warren Road and Ramona Expressway, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Multiple engine […]

Blaze Threatens Homes in West Riverside

RIVERSIDE- A third-alarm fire that charred three acres in a rural area of west Riverside and threatened multiple properties was under investigation today though authorities said fireworks were found in the burned vegetation. A homeowner was later fined for having illegal fireworks, fire officials said. The blaze was reported just before 4 p.m. at 7355 […]

LAKE ELSINORE: Officials responding to reported vegetation fire near Ortega Hwy

LAKE ELSINORE: Officials responding to reported vegetation fire near Ortega Hwy

LAKE ELSINORE — Fire and law enforcement officials are responding to reports of a vegetation fire, reportedly seen moving up the mountain from the bottom of the hill, off the Ortega Highway in Lake Elsinore. The wild-land fire was first reported to California Highway Patrol just after 3 p.m., triggering numerous agencies responses to the […]

RIVERSIDE: Two escape injury in Riverside house fire

RIVERSIDE  – Two people escaped injury but were displaced today when a fire damaged their home in downtown Riverside. The blaze was reported about 10:50 a.m. in the 3800 block of Fourth Street, near Market Street, according to the Riverside Fire Department. Battalion Chief Jeff DeLaurie said more than two dozen personnel had the fire […]

AGUANGA: Fire breaks out along 79

AGUANGA – A brush fire that broke out today alongside state Route 79 in Aguanga scorched about three acres before crews got it under control. The non-injury blaze was reported about 11:30 a.m., just east of state Route 371, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Crews were able to fully contain the flames within […]

Fire crews to conduct prescribed burn in preserve

TEMECULA – Riverside County firefighters tomorrow will initiate a two-day controlled burn in the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve, just west of Temecula, to eliminate excess vegetation. Crews will be burning off about 105 acres Tuesday and 155 acres on Wednesday, according to fire department officials. Operations will be concentrated in the area of Mesa de Colorado, between 6 […]

Car catches fire on 15 Freeway

The southbound 15 Freeway was snarled with traffic through Rainbow Sunday afternoon after a vehicle caught fire just south of Rainbow Canyon Road. Around 3 p.m., the engine of a 2015 Mercedes traveling south on the freeway caught fire and the vehicle was forced to pull over to the right shoulder, said CHP officer Mike […]

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