A spot fire reported today along Interstate 215 near Murrieta turned out to be a false alarm. Shortly before 4 p.m., motorists reported seeing smoke rising from a mass of hay and debris in the center divider of the freeway, just south of Scott Road, on the boundary separating Menifee and Murrieta. However, crews investigated […]
A 300-acre fire in the Murrieta area was fully contained three days after it started, but the blaze managed to destroy at least one home, to prompt evacuations and to cancel school for a day. The blaze, dubbed the Liberty fire, was reported about 1:14 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in the area of Los Alamos […]
A red flag warning signifying a high risk of wildfire because of high winds and low humidity went into effect this morning in much of Riverside County west of the mountains as late-season Santa Ana winds are expected to buffet Southern California over the next four days and maybe longer.
High temperatures and low humidity return to Riverside County today while Santa Ana winds are set to buffet the region west of the mountains over the weekend and increase the potential for wildfires.
Santa Ana winds, low humidity and above-average temperatures are expected to raise the risk of wildfires in parts of Riverside County today and through the weekend.
Dry, windy weather increases fire danger in Riverside County according to the National Weather Service. MORE.
RIVERSIDE – Gusty Santa Ana winds are expected to develop in the valleys around Riverside tonight but should ease up by the weekend. A National Weather Service wind advisory for the valleys of Riverside County, including the cities of Norco and Corona, is scheduled to take effect at 11 p.m. and extend until 5 p.m. Friday. Winds of […]
Strong Santa Ana winds were expected to develop in Riverside County today.