Update, Sunday June 10: The Creek Fire is now controlled. The area burned was limited to 76 acres.
The Creek Fire, which started in east Hemet, near Indian Creek Road, burned about 76 acres Friday evening and night. The Fire is about 50 percent contained. No structures are threatened.
Riverside County Fire Department estimates full containment will be achieved this evening and full control by Sunday morning, June 10.
The fire was reported about 5:30 p.m., June 8. Nineteen engine crews, three helicopters, six air tankers and more than 225 firefighters have been fighting the fire.