Additional Resources Requested to Battle Blaze near Hemet

0

A deadly 2,400-acre wildfire that prompted evacuations south of Hemet was being fought on all flanks from the air and ground Tuesday, continuing to expand southeast of the city.

The Fairview Fire was reported shortly after 2 p.m. Monday on Fairview Avenue and Bautista Road, and had burned 2,000 acres by 10 p.m., according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

The blaze widened to 2,400 acres by daybreak Tuesday, with containment at 5%, according to the agency. There was a potential for expansion to 7,000 acres, depending on winds and other conditions, officials said.

FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS

 

Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! Vigour Times is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Leave a comment
Enable Notifications OK No thanks