Share/Bookmark 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.
Share/BookmarkEarly 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 [...]
Share/BookmarkEffective at 6:00 p.m. all mandatory evacuation orders will be lifted, however residents will need to show proper identification to return to residences. Also effective at 6:00 p.m. – the evacuation center will be shut down.
Share/BookmarkCAL 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 [...]
Share/BookmarkUPDATE: 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 [...]
Share/Bookmark 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 [...]