BANNING: House Fire

On Sunday night, September 15, 2019, Cal Fire / Riverside County Fire responded to multiple reports of a residential structure fire near Central Elementary School. The fire was reported around 9:40pm in the 300 block of N. 3rd Street. The first arriving engine company reported a two story, single family dwelling, partially involved with immediate threat to surrounding structures and requested a second alarm. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the home, which appeared to be vacant. Neighbors in the area were ready to evacuate. One neighbor loaded their small dog into a dog carrier just in case they needed to evacuate. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire has yet to be determined.