Most Evacuation Orders Lifted As Apple Fire Scorches 26,850 Acres; 20% Containment ReportedAs of Tuesday evening, one injury was reported and four homes had been destroyed.
'Worst I've Ever Seen It Up Here': Stubborn Apple Fire In Riverside County Grows To 26K AcresThe northern and eastern edge of the fire is in steep, rugged terrain. Hot, dry and gusty conditions coupled with low humidity will continue to pose a challenge to firefighters.
Investigators: Apple Fire Started By Malfunctioning VehicleAccording to the department, a diesel-fueled vehicle emitting burning carbon from the exhaust system was driving down Oak Glen Road — sparking a number of small fires Friday at about 4:55 p.m.
Apple Fire In Riverside County Intensifies To More Than 20,000 AcresA massive fire burning in Riverside County has scorched 20,516 acres as of Sunday night.
Families Forced Out Of Their Homes As Apple Fire Scorches 12,000 AcresAggravated by high heat, the Apple Fire in Cherry Valley continued to spread on Saturday after it nearly doubled in size overnight.
Evacuations Ordered As Apple Fire Burns 1,720 Acres In Cherry Valley, Threatens HomesThe fires were initially reported shortly before 5 p.m. in the area of Apple Tree Lane and Oak Glen Road, on the north end of the unincorporated community that borders Beaumont.
2 Female Teens Held On Murder Charge In Shooting Death Of ManOfficials found a deceased male later identified as 24-year-old Rueben Franco, Jr. of Cherry Valley.
Crews Battle Fire Near Beaumont That Authorities Believe Was Human-CausedA fast-moving brush fire quickly scorched 700 acres Tuesday in Riverside County, prompting hundreds of homes to be evacuated.
Monkey Impounded After Biting Woman Outside Beaumont Restaurant A 35-year-old Cherry Valley woman was treated at a hospital for a laceration on her forearm after the capuchin monkey reportedly attacked her outside Antonious Pizza on Beaumont Avenue, Animal Services officials said.
Crews In Cherry Valley Contain 30 Percent Of Bogart FireFire lines have been completed around 30 percent of a brush fire early Saturday, and firefighters estimate the "Bogart Fire" has charred 100 acres near Cherry Park, north of Beaumont.
100-Acre Bogart Fire In Cherry Valley 10 Percent ContainedA brush fire that erupted Friday along the perimeter of a Cherry Valley park has burned at least 100 acres and was 50 percent contained.
Dad, 2 Adult Sons Arrested After Munitions, Underground Bunker Found On PropertyA Riverside County father and his two adult sons were in custody Tuesday after authorities found explosive munitions stored in an underground bunker at their residence.
Crews Contain 2-Acre Vegetation Fire In Cherry ValleyFirefighters Saturday were able to contain a vegetation fire in Cherry Valley to two acres.
Pilot Killed In Plane Crash Near Cherry ValleyAuthorities say a pilot was killed when a small plane crashed and caught fire in the rugged hills in northern Riverside County.