Fire in Foothill Community West of Murrieta Threatens Homes

A brush fire in the hills west of Murrieta has burned 200 acres, according to Riverside County Fire officials.

The location is reported as Tenaja Road and Via Volcano, near the La Cresta/DeLuz area. It is 0 percent contained at this point and is threatening the community of La Cresta. A total of 188 fire personnel are on the scene.

Update at 4:50 p.m.:

Riverside County Fire reports the fire has covered 400 acres. KCAL Channel 9 reports one house destroyed with firefighters beginning to gain control over the fire.


Post a Comment

Menifee 24/7 welcomes comments from readers in response to posts on our website and on our Facebook page. Comments on our website must be submitted through a Google account with the user's full name. No anonymous comments are allowed. On both the website and our Facebook page, use of profanity, personal attacks, statement as fact of things that have not been substantiated, or statements of a generally offensive tone are prohibited.