Vegetation fire contained on mountain

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Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters responded to reports of a vegetation fire in the county area of Old Banning-Idyllwild Road and Mt. Edna Road at 4:18 p.m. Sunday, June 4.

The first arriving chief officer reported a ¼-acre vegetation fire burning at a slow rate of spread. The fire grew to 7 acres, but the forward rate of spread was stopped.

The Shirleon Fire was 50-percent contained by 5:50 p.m. and 100-percent contained at 8:31 p.m. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Cal Fire/San Bernardino County Fire, the California Highway Patrol, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office and the US. Forest Service also assisted. Resources included 93 firefighters, one helitender, 13 engine companies, two air tankers, two fire crews, three water tenders and two bulldozers. Cause is unknown at this time.

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