Small brush fire doused in Perris


PERRIS (CNS) – A brush fire burned two acres east of Perris today before firefighters were able to get a handle on it.

The non-injury fire was reported at 1:55 p.m. near the intersection of Ramona Expressway and Pico Avenue, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

The forward spread of the blaze was stopped by about 2:40 p.m. but fire crews remained at the scene to strengthen containment lines and extinguish hot spots.