Fire tore through a home in East Hemet Friday, April 16, before firefighters were able to gain the upper hand. The non-injury blaze was reported at 9:37 a.m. in the 41000 block of Johnston Avenue and was contained less than 10 minutes later, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Five engine crews responded to the single-story home and encountered smoke visible from outside the structure. The extent of the damage was not immediately clear. The cause of the fire was under investigation.