8-acre brush fire temporarily prompts evacuation warning in Beaumont area of Riverside County

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Wednesday, July 5, 2023
8-acre brush fire prompts evacuation warnings in Beaumont
A brush fire burning in Riverside County has prompted evacuation warnings for some residents.

BEAUMONT, Calif. (KABC) -- A brush fire in Riverside County temporarily prompted evacuation warnings for some residents before firefighters gained control of flames.

The Bolo Fire broke out shortly after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday near David Mountain Road and Bolo Court, burning through the hills and canyons of Beaumont, according to CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department.

By Wednesday morning, the fire had burned 8 acres.

An evacuation warning was issued in the area of Bolton and Green Acres drives, but it was lifted once the fire reached 70% containment.

The cause of the fire is not known.