Firefighter injured, 2 structures burn in 1,427 acre Chaparral Fire 

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The Chaparral Fire burns vegetation near Tenaja and Cleveland Forest Roads, Aug. 28. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
One firefighter suffered minor injuries and two structures were damaged in a brush fire that broke out Saturday, Aug. 29, officials announced. The Chaparral Fire, which was first reported at 12:38 p.m. near Tenaja and Cleveland Forest roads south of the unincorporated community of La Cresta in Cleveland National Forest, quickly exploded charring 1,500 acres, triggering evacuations and air quality warnings before firefighters brought it partially under control, Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department said in its Tuesday morning update. More Chaparral Fire Coverage at: Scenes from the Chaparral Fire BREAKING: Firefighter injured, two structures destroyed in Chaparral Fire Wildfires prompt closure of San Bernardino, Cleveland national forests Evacuation orders were issued for
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