U.S. Forest Service firefighters were dispatched to the Idyllwild Arts campus Monday afternoon after reports of a fire.

The vegetation fire, called the Apela Fire, was located about 100 yards up slope from the Grotto. It was contained to an 8-foot spot and extinguished quickly.

Fire investigators were speaking to a group of three Pacific Crest Trail hikers regarding the incident, according to San Bernardino National Forest Dispatch communications.

No further information is available.

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