300-acre wildfire burning off Los Alamos and Liberty roads near Murrieta; mandatory evacuations in place

300-acre wildfire burning off Los Alamos and Liberty roads near Murrieta; mandatory evacuations in place

UPDATE: Thursday, Dec. 7, 10:30 p.m.  All Temecula Valley Unified School District schools will also be closed Friday because of air quality concerns. “A decision has been made to close all TVUSD schools tomorrow,” a district statment says. “The closure pertains to all TVUSD employees and department staff as well.  After consultation with Temecula Fire regarding […]

Van catches fire on 215 Freeway in Menifee

Van catches fire on 215 Freeway in Menifee

A van caught fire on top of a tow truck on the 215 Freeway on the Murrieta-Menifee border Sunday evening, Dec. 3, and heavy flames and smoke were highly visible. The incident was reported about 8:15 p.m. on the northbound 215 just north of Scott Road, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log. A […]

2 found dead following fire at Winchester motorhome

2 found dead following fire at Winchester motorhome

Two people were found dead early Wednesday, Nov. 22, after firefighters responded to a motorhome in Winchester that was partially engulfed in flames. The incident was reported shortly after 6 a.m. in the 31000 block of Olive Avenue, according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire news release. Firefighters had been responding to a report of […]

Family displaced following fire at Temecula home

A family was displaced by a fire Friday night that damaged their two-story home in Temecula. The non-injury fire was reported at 9:11 p.m. in the 42000 block of Villa Terrace Court and put out by 25 firefighters in 26 minutes, according to April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. The American Red Cross […]

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