November 28, 2014
MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) - Homes in Riverside County are being
threatened by a fire that has burned more than 100 acres.
Melody Hendrickson, a spokeswoman for the Riverside County Fire
Department, says the blaze began about 11:45 a.m. in Murrieta,
about 90 miles southeast of Los Angeles.
Television images showed plumes of grey smoke blanketing hillsides and flames approaching at least two homes. Water-dropping
helicopters were on scene as well as fire engines stationed in
There was no estimate on containment and there have been no reports of any injuries.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.