Suspect sought in Lake Elsinore fire

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. Officials said the flames were ignited by someone who was using a power tool to strip parts off an abandoned vehicle.

The blaze charred about 30 acres before it was contained.

Two helicopters, two air tankers and nearly 200 firefighters from the /*Riverside County Fire Department*/ were summoned to fight the fire. One firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the fire department's hotline at (800) 633-2836.

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