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Fire Scorches Brush Near Lakeland Village

The fire on Grand Avenue, near Lancashire Drive, was reported at 6:30 p.m., according to Cal Fire, and was spreading at a moderate rate, Cal Fire officials said.

A fire near Lakeland Village quickly scorched brush Friday night but was quickly contained, authorities said.

The fire on Grand Avenue, near Lancashire Drive, was reported at 6:30 p.m. Friday, according to Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department, and was spreading at a moderate rate.

Officials originally reported the blaze burned 6 acres, but according to Cal Fire spokeswoman Jody Hagemann, the fire was contained around 8 p.m. to 1 acre.

There were no injuries or structures lost in the blaze, which is under investigation.

Firefighters will remain on scene until about midnight.

Tonto June 09, 2012 at 03:11 AM
Super job by firemen!
Pickles June 09, 2012 at 04:14 AM
Awesome helicopter action! Nice job
Hope June 09, 2012 at 06:04 PM
Thank goodness they handled it quickly! A BIG thank you for saving our homes!
Anthony June 11, 2012 at 08:18 PM
I have been hearing fireworks going of intermittently for the past few day's, no doubt leading up to the big 4th of July comming up. BTW, We have to save you Hope! you are to gorgious to loose!...
Hope June 17, 2012 at 10:32 PM
Awww..you're too kind Anthony!

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