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6 displaced after Temecula motel catches fire

Six people were displaced following an early morning fire that forced the evacuation of a motel in Temecula on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012.

January 21, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
An early morning fire forced the evacuation of a two-story motel in Temecula on Saturday.

Riverside County fire officials said the blaze occurred inside the Rancho California Inn on the 41000 block of Moreno Road at about 12:35 a.m.

It took nearly 60 firefighters more than an hour to put out the multiple-alarm blaze.

No injuries were reported, but six people were displaced by the fire and were assisted by the American Red Cross.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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