Aug. 1 (UPI)– A wildfire broke out over night in Southern California, triggering officials to buy evacuations for about 150 homes Saturday.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Defense said the blaze, which began Friday, was 1,900 acres with 0%containment as of 7: 15 a.m. Saturday
It’s located in Cherry Valley in Riverside County, about 25 miles northwest of Palm Springs and 70 miles east of Los Angeles.
Cal Fire stated the blaze ruined one home and threatened more than 150 others.
The Riverside County Constable’s Workplace bought obligatory evacuations for about 1,000 homeowners of Oak Glen, Cherry Valley and Banning Bench. Officials established an evacuation assistance center at Beaumont High School.
More than 200 fire workers responded to the fire.