Wildfire ignites on Perris hillside

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FILE PHOTO: A firefighter with the Camp Pendleton Fire Department extinguishes a fire during a prescribed burn in the 52 Area of Camp Pendleton. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Drake Nickels
PERRIS  - Firefighters stopped the forward spread of a five-acre fire in Perris today. The fire was reported at 3:38 p.m. in the hills west of A Street and West Metz Road, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Firefighters from Corona, Hemet and Murrieta also responded to the blaze. Fire officials announced that the forward spread of the flames had been stopped at 4:27 p.m. Copyright 2021, City News Service, Inc.
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