PERRIS: Vegetation Fire

On Sunday afternoon, July 14, 2019, Cal Fire / Riverside County Fire responded to multiple reports of a fire off W. San Jacinto Ave. The fire was reported shortly before 1:30pm in the hills near Weston Rd. and Bond Dr. The first arriving engine company reported 1/4 acre burning at a moderate rate of spread in the hills behind several homes. Firefighters were able to make an aggressive fire attack and contained the fire to just under four acres. The fire appears to have started in a homeless encampment however, the official cause of the fire has yet to be determined. No injuries were reported.