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Highway closure

The Mountain Fire broke out July 15, forcing nearly 6,000 evacuations between Palm Springs and Hemet (credit: CBS)

Mandatory Evacuations As Mountain Fire Burns 1,000 Acres

A fire that broke out Monday afternoon near highways 74 and 243 has burned an estimated 1,000 acres and is 5 percent contained, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

CBS Los Angeles–07/15/2013

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