Blaze blackens five acres north of Lake Skinner

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Firefighters are on scene, however they are not visible through the smoke.
WINCHESTER (CNS) - A wildfire that broke out this afternoon northeast of Lake Skinner in Winchester charred roughly five acres before being stopped with significant help from Cal Fire aircraft. The non-injury blaze was reported about 4:15 p.m. by a Cal Fire spotter air crew overlying the location, heading southbound across the Indian Oaks Campground, toward a separate wildfire that was soon contained near Murrieta. Two air tankers made a series of runs on the fire, closing a flank and slowing the flames, allowing time for ground resources to reach the area via dirt roads. One structure was briefly threatened, but the flames never reached it. Fifteen engine and two hand crews stopped the fire's rate of spread shortly after 5 p.m., according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Crews
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