Firefighters battle small brushfire near Hemet

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Smoke from an unnamed wildfire rises in the hills behind Diamond Valley Lake Friday, July 30. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Firefighters are battling a 2-acre brush fire in light fuels near the intersection of De Portola and Newby roads in the unincorporated area of Hemet. The fire was first reported at 1:06 p.m., according to Cal Fire Riverside County Fire Department spokesperson Rob Rosen. "Aircraft and ground resources are on the scene," he said, adding that he had no information on the rate of spread. This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available. Mario Sevilla/I.E. Media
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