PERRIS: Vegetation Fire With Structure Threat

On Sunday afternoon, July 14, 2019, Cal Fire / Riverside County Fire responded to multiple reports of a vegetation fire with homes being threatened. The fire was reported on Sawgo Drive just east of Salter Road around 4:30pm. The first arriving engine company reported fire burning in thick vegetation with immediate structure threat. Firefighters made a quick and aggressive fire attack and contained the fire to roughly 3 acres, two residential properties, preventing the blaze from destroying two homes and several vehicles. One home suffered fire damage to the rear of the home. No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation.