Firefighters battle Horseshoe Fire near San Jacinto

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A fire department vehicle sits in the driveway of a residence near the Horseshoe Fire, which threatened homes in San Jacinto, Saturday, Sept. 14. Mike Murawski/Cal Fire Riverside photo
Firefighters held the Horseshoe Fire burning near San Jacinto to a little more than 500 acres and inched containment up to 67% as of Monday evening, Sept. 16. The blaze initially sparked mandatory evacuations for a residential neighborhood on the far west side of San Jacinto, but firefighters managed to keep the brush fire away from homes and all evacuation orders were lifted Sunday. Fire personnel were continuing to mop up the blaze and strengthen control lines, Cal Fire said. The fire was first reported at 5:52 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, near the 21000 block of Horseshoe Trail in the rural Junip
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