Back to back brush fires alarm Anza residents

Firefighters put out hot spots at the Cave Fire in Anza Friday, May 31. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
Two brush fires scorched over 35 acres just a day apart and in the same Anza neighborhood last week, causing alarm and speculation among high country residents.The Howard Fire consumed 32 acres threatening several structures off the fire's head and right shoulder Thursday, May 30.The blaze was reported at 12:11 p.m. at Howard Rd. and Old Ranch Rd., according to the Riverside County Fire Department.Multiple engine and hand crews were deployed to the location and discovered the fire burning in light to medium fuels.Resources remained on scene through Saturday, working to contain the fire. According to CALFIRE, two RVs and two vehicles were des
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