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.