San Jacinto brush fire blackens 61 acres

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SAN JACINTO (CNS) - A wildfire in San Jacinto burned 61 acres and an unoccupied structure Sunday, Aug. 30, before firefighters stopped its forward progress. The blaze was reported at 2:08 p.m. in the 1700 block of Warren Road, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Air and ground resources were deployed by the fire department, including retardant-dropping planes. The destroyed structure was two stories tall and measured 100 feet by 25 feet, the fire department said. About 4:15 p.m., fire officials announced that the forward spread of the flames had been stopped and that crews would remain on-site to mop up remaining hot spots. No injuries were reported.
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