PALM DESERT (AP) — All evacuation orders have been lifted as crews have increased containment of a small wildfire sparked by a burning motor-home in rural Riverside County that left one person burned.
State fire officials said Tuesday that the blaze about halfway between Temecula and Palm Desert has been held to just under 500 acres. It is 50 percent contained.
On Monday evacuation orders were issued for a handful of neighborhoods east of State Route 74, but all were called off late Tuesday morning.
The blaze near Anza started as a motor home fire that spread to vegetation.
Officials say one person from the motor home suffered burns to about three percent of his or her body. Three firefighters were taken to hospitals with minor injuries.
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