Update: 10 Residents Displaced by Menifee House Fire
Story updated at 10:15 p.m.: Ten residents ages 8 weeks to 59 years were displaced by a fire...
Ten residents ages 8 weeks to 59 years were displaced by a fire that tore through the second floor of a house in the 30600 block of Pier Pointe Circle in Menifee Saturday night.
The Incident Commander from Riverside County Fire has requested assistance from the American Red Cross. No injuries were reported and firefighters contained the fire to the second floor.
First responders arrived about 6 p.m. following multiple reports of thick black smoke coming from a neighborhood just north of La Piedra Road, near Wheatfield Park. When they arrived, heavy smoke was showing from the exterior of the house. According to fire officials, 38 firefighters were on scene and containment was reported at 6:28 p.m.
Cause of the fire is under investigation. Cost of the damage is unknown at this time.