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Blaze burns in field near Temecula Wine Country


Last updated 11/15/2018 at 5:05pm

Jeff Pack

Fire crews rushed to control a brush fire that broke out today in an open field in Temecula Wine Country.

TEMECULA - A brush fire broke out on Thursday, Nov. 14 in a field in Temecula Wine Country, scorching nearly an acre before crews got it under control.

The non-injury blaze was reported at 12:55 p.m. in the area of Anza Road and Vino Way, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

A battalion chief at the scene said that flames were moving slowly away from homes amid light winds when engine crews reached the location. A Cal Fire water-dropping helicopter was summoned from Hemet-Ryan Airport

Crews were expected to remain at the scene until 3 p.m., mopping up.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.


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