LAKE ELSINORE (CBS) — A low flying bird struck a power line Saturday, sparking a 10-acre vegetation fire in Lake Elsinore.
The blaze was reported about 1:48 p.m. at Keystone Drive and Cakes Place, Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson said.READ MORE: FBI Offers $20K Reward For Couple Who Went On The Run After Being Convicted In COVID-19 Relief Fraud Scheme
Although wind driven, crews were able to contain the fire to 10 acres, authorities said.READ MORE: Brush Fire Burning Near 5 Freeway In Pyramid Lake Area
“The cause was determined to be from a bird flying into a power line,” she said.
No injuries were reported. The bird, however, died in the incident.MORE NEWS: Antelope Valley Fair Cancelled Due To Logistics Of COVID-19 Safety Protocols
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