House Fire Near Canyon Lake Leaves Four Homeless

Update: According to an additional report from Riverside County Fire, the displaced occupants were ...

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Update: According to an additional report from Riverside County Fire, the displaced occupants were able to arrange shelter. Assistance from the Red Cross was not needed. The loss was estimated at $120,000 and the value of saved property at $50,000. Cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Four people were displaced from their home Saturday night by a fire that caused heavy damage to the structure in the 23700 block of Casa Bonita Avenue in Menifee.

The American Red Cross was notified for assistance for the two adults and two children living in the single-story, single-family dwelling. According to Riverside County Fire officials, the fire was contained to the attic but there was heavy smoke and fire damage to the house.

The fire was reported at 7:57 p.m. Five fire engines responded to the site, located north of Railroad Canyon Road and west of Goetz Road in the Quail Valley community. The fire was contained at approximately 8:33 p.m.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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  1. I would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to all the firecrews that were at the scene. Thank you for your services, sympathy, condolences etc I can go on. And on another note while the firecrew & homeowners left the home, we had people break into the house & rip off 2 flat screen tv's (soaking wet), 2 computers, power tools, & whatever they could get a hold. For those of you that live in the neighborhood we lost our cat he is 8 months old, Tabby cat white with red spots he has a chip if found please contact Friends of the valley. Thank you

    1. Nancy, if you are the resident displaced in this fire, I would like to speak with you. We have received offers of help and I would like more information on the break-in. Please email me at with a phone number or location where I can reach you.

      Doug Spoon
      Menifee 24/7

  2. That's in Quail Valley, not near it.