4 displaced, 1 injured following structure, vegetation fire in Anza

Firetrucks race to a house and vegetation fire in Anza on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Photo courtesy of Nicole Kuster.

Four adults were displaced from their home and one person was injured Saturday, Dec. 9, after a blaze consumed the home and spread to two acres of vegetation, fire officials say.

A helicopter flies over a house and vegetation fire in Anza on Saturday, Dec.9. Diane Sieker photo.

The incident was reported shortly after 9 a.m. in the 38100 block of Cary Road, according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department news release.

Both the home and nearby vegetation were on fire, according to the release.

About 10:15 a.m., fire officials announced that they had stopped the forward spread of the fire at two acres.

Both the vegetation fire and structure fire were contained shortly after 11 a.m.

The person’s injuries were only described as non-life threatening. The person was not taken to the hospital, fire officials said.

The American Red Cross was called to the scene to assist the four who were displaced.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as information becomes available. 

Leave a Reply