UPDATE: BEAUMONT: Hundreds of firefighters bring 6,300 acre “Manzanita” blaze under control

UPDATE: BEAUMONT: Hundreds of firefighters bring 6,300 acre “Manzanita” blaze under control

UPDATE Friday, June 30, 6 p.m. HEMET — The “Manzanita Fire,” which began burning Monday, June 26 and continued burning for several days has finally been brought under control and firefighters have reported 100% containment on the stubborn fire that began after a vehicle lost control while being driven on SR-79 Lamb Canyon and careened […]

UPDATED: BEAUMONT: 180 firefighters hold Lamb Canyon blaze at 100 acres

UPDATED: BEAUMONT: 180 firefighters hold Lamb Canyon blaze at 100 acres

UPDATE: Thursday, May 25 5:30 p.m. At 5:17 p.m., Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Public Information SpecialistĀ Tawny Cabral provided an update to the ongoing “Lamb” fire that is burning between the cities of Beaumont and San Jacinto. “The forward progress of the fire has been stopped and the fire is approximately 100 acres,” said Cabral. Nearly […]

Lamb Canyon state Route 79 Caltrans delays seen

Median crossovers for traffic control on state Route 79 from Beaumont to San Jacinto have begun as the California Department of Transportation continues work on the $1.5-million Lamb Canyon Drainage Project. The Caltrans project will be installing drainage inlets on SR-79 from First Street in Beaumont to Gilman Springs Road near San Jacinto. The project […]