A fire that tore through an abandoned department store where transients often seek shelter killed a person Saturday morning, Banning police said.
The fire raging at a CalFire facility Wednesday had enough fuel to overwhelm the men and women in uniform, making their training session as realistic as possible.
The wind-driven Sycamore fire spread to five acres Monday evening near the El Rancho Verde Country Club, located in the 19400 block of East Country Club Drive.
California is set to hire several hundred seasonal firefighters to respond to the increase in wildfires across the state.
Crews have made progress containing a brush fire that scorched 311 acres and damaged two structures on the Jurupa Valley side of the Santa Ana River bottom.
Riverside County officials joined Thursday to send a serious message to culprits who use “exploding targets” for shooting practice –stop now or be prosecuted.
A driver is in critical condition after crashing and overturning his Corvette in Aguanga Sunday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.
A fire burning in Riverside County has scorched between five to 20 acres.
A ten acre brush fire burned Friday afternoon near UC Riverside.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a $150 annual wildfire protection fee for property owners in fire-prone areas California.