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Anza brush fire burns 150 acres, mobile home

Tom McGiffin sent in this photo of a brush fire burning in Anza in Riverside County on Friday, June 29, 2012. (Tom McGiffin)
June 29, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Riverside County brush fire destroyed a mobile home and burned at least 150 acres in Anza Friday afternoon.

The brush fire was reported at about 12:45 p.m. at Cary and Tripp Flats roads in Anza. Riverside County firefighters were on the scene.

No injuries were reported. No evacuations were ordered. A building reportedly caught fire, which spread to surrounding vegetation.

The fire was 60 percent contained at 10 p.m. Friday, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Full containment was expected by Saturday at 6 a.m.

Four helicopters and 25 fire engines were dispatched to battle flames amid wind gusts and temperatures over 90 degrees.

City News Service contributed to this report.


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