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.