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Minto Fire near Sage contained at 125 acres

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

August 30, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 125-acre brush fire burning Monday in Sage at Sage Rd. and Minto Way east of Temecula was fully contained by 6:30 p.m.Cal Fire officials dubbed the brush fire the Minto Fire.

The fire had burned approximately 125 acres by 6 p.m. Monday. Cal Fire reported full containment of the fire was expected by nightfall. Full containment was announced at 6:15 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

It was unclear if structures were threatened. No evacuations were ordered.

Approximately 132 firefitghters had been on scene battling the blaze, with one helicopter and four air tankers.

The cause of the fire was not released.

City News Service contributed to this report.


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