Four homes destroyed in Anza Rock Fire

The Rock Fire at Chapmen looking toward Ramsey Road. Larry Mendell photo
Four homes and seven outbuildings were destroyed on the south end of  Anza after a brush fire erupted and scorched 250 acres and prompted evacuations of homes on several streets before the forward rate of spread was stopped just after 6 p.m.The non-injury blaze was reported at 1:38 p.m. in the area of Gully View Drive and Rock Canyon Road, bordering the Cahuilla Indian Reservation, according to a Cal Fire Riverside County Fire Department incident report.Evacuations remain in place overnight while firefighters work to fully contain the fire for residents south of Bailey Road, west of Terwilliger Road, south of Nickerson and Tule Canyon Truck Trail and east of Nicholson Springs Road as well as for residents south of Coyote Canyon Road, east of Terwilliger Road, north of Tule Canyon
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