The blaze, called the Diamond Fire, broke out at about 1 a.m. and was burning at a slow rate of spread near the area of Warren and Old Mine roads, according to Cal Fire Riverside.
Shortly before 3:30 a.m., fire officials said the forward spread of the fire had been stopped. By 8 a.m., they described the blaze as 75% contained.
#DiamondFIRE - Morning Update 10/21/19 - The fire remains at 20 acres and is 75% contained.— CAL FIRE Riverside (@CALFIRERRU) October 21, 2019
Vegetation Fire: RPT @ 12:59 p.m. Warren rd. X Old Mine rd. in the County area of Hemet. The fire is 10 acres with a slow rate of spread. No evacuations or injuries. 2 BC, 9 ENG, 3 HEMETENG, 2 WATERTENDERS, 4 CREWS #DiamondFIRE— CAL FIRE Riverside (@CALFIRERRU) October 21, 2019
There were no evacuation orders and no injuries have been reported.
It was not known how the fire started.