UPDATE: Oct. 29, 9:48 a.m. Firefighters strengthened containment lines overnight on an 850-acre fire that broke out in the Cleveland National Forest a few miles southwest of Wildomar, increasing the containment level to 90 percent today as cooler temperatures set in. Full containment of the fire is expected by Monday, according to the U.S. Forest Service. UPDATE: Oct. 28, […]
WILDOMAR FIRE: With blaze now at 700 acres, evacuations remain in place; some Murrieta schools are dismissing
UPDATE: Oct. 27, 2:36 p.m. The blaze that was reported about 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the San Mateo Canyon Wilderness area, south of the Ortega (74) Highway and Main Divide Road was 15 percent contained and burning in a northeasterly direction as of 1 p.m., according to the U.S. Forest Service. No injuries have been […]
In spite of the Wildomar Fire burning in the La Cresta area of Murrieta near Wildomar and Lake Elsinore, it’s business as usual for Murrieta Valley Unified School District and Lake Elsinore Unified School District, officials announced earlier this morning.
A 350-acre brush fire burning in heavy fuels in the Cleveland National Forest near Wildomar Thursday was started when an 18-year-old Ladera Ranch man lost control of his off-road motorcycle and crashed into a tree, ultimately sparking the blaze, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.
Riverside County Fire Cal/Fire responded to the scene of a structure fire in Wildomar early Saturday morning. The residential structure fire call, located in the 24000 block of Wheatfield Circle in Wildomar, came in shortly after 1:30 a.m. “The first arriving engine company reported a mobile home fully involved in fire,” Riverside County Fire Information Officer […]