On Thursday, Aug. 29, the Riverside County Fire Department Office of Emergency Services will host an informational meeting for business owners affected by the July Mountain Fire. The meeting will be held at the Idyllwild Nature Center, 25225 Highway 243 in Idyllwild and will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Representatives from the Federal Small Business […]
The Pinyon Fire was fully contained this morning. CAL FIRE, Riversidee County Fire Depatment has stationed an engine and crew at the scene today. The fire, which started Friday, before 2:30 p.m., eventually burned seven acres, but no structures were damaged or threatened.
Early this morning, CAL FIRE has announced that the Buck Fire, in Aguanga, is 100 percent contained. Since it began Tuesday afternoon, the fire has burned 2,681 acres and destroyed four structures. According to the latest fire update, this morning, “Firefighters remain at the scene patrolling and extinguishing hot spots and improving containment lines.” At […]
CAL FIRE officials are cautiously optimistic today about the diminishing future of the Buck Fire. Most of today the fire laid down, according to the Public Information Officer Chief Rick Vogt, a Battalion Chief with San Marcos Fire. Both Vogt and Riverside Fire Chief John Hawkins were confident that the Buck Fire did not spread […]
UPDATE: At 6 p.m. all mandatory evacuations were lifted. Residents with identification were allowed to return to previously evacuated areas. Earlier this evening, Anza Electric Cooperative announced that power was restored to all homes affected by an outage caused by the fire. Officials are calling lightning the cause of a massive wild land fire […]
Update, 1 p.m., June 30 The Cary Fire, which burned about 150 acres, was contained this morning about 7 a.m., according Riverside County Fire Department. Control will occur tomorrow, July 1. Update 5:15 p.m. The Cary fire has continued to grow. It is now approaching 150 acres, which is about 10 percent contained. But CAL […]