Aug 30, 2016

1,000-acre Bogart fire in Riverside County was caused by 'juvenile activity' near public park, officials say

Cherry Valley, CA
USA
by
Matt Hamilton and Shane Newell
,
Los Angeles Times

A fast-moving vegetation fire north of Beaumont spread to 1,000 acres Tuesday afternoon, briefly displacing hundreds of residents from rural communities in Riverside County, although evacuation orders were lifted later in the day, authorities said...

The blaze spread in bone-dry vegetation in the hills west of the Morongo Reservation and destroyed at least one building, fire officials said