Vehicle fire ignites brush in Lake Elsinore


LAKE ELSINORE – A vehicle caught fire today and quickly spread to surrounding brush in Lake Elsinore before firefighters were able to gain the upper hand.
The non-injury blaze was reported at 8:32 a.m. in the 25000 block of Spring Street and contained a half-hour later, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
Multiple engine crews responded to a backyard where a vehicle fire had ignited a patch of vegetation measuring roughly 50 feet by 50 feet.
No structure damage was reported.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.
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