PALM SPRINGS (CNS) - An estimated 450 homes were threatened Friday, Sept. 18 as firefighters battling a 2,500-acre brush fire sparked by a vehicle fire northwest of Palm Springs braced for gusty winds in the fire area. The ``Snow Fire'' was reported about 2:40 p.m. Thursday in the 15000 block of Snow Creek Road and was 0% contained as of Friday morning, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Flames threatened about 450 homes in the Snow Creek and Windy Point communities, Cal Fire Capt. Fernando Herrera told City News Service. Herrera said wind speeds between 20 to 30 mph were threatening to push the flames northeast toward the Windy Point community. No injuries or structure loss was reported. Evacuation orders remained in effect Friday morning for the entire Snow Creek are
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