Small wildfire chars 10 acres in San Jacinto amid red flag warnings

Firefighters assessed the damage of a small wildfire in San Jacinto after it charred about 4 to 6 acres on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. (KABC)

Firefighters battled a small wildfire that erupted in San Jacinto Saturday afternoon.

Cal Fire and Riverside County firefighters received reports of a small fire near State Street and Ramona Boulevard around 3:17 p.m.

The first crew to respond reported the fire to be about 3 to 5 acres and that it was spreading at a moderate rate.

As more crews arrived, the fire was estimated to be between 4 and 6 acres. Shortly before 6 p.m. the blaze was knocked down at 10 acres

The area is under a red flag warning until noon Sunday, which means dry conditions and low humidity could affect firefighting efforts.

The cause of the fire was unknown.

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