NWS issues urgent fire weather statement

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag warning that is in effect for the San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego County mountains and deserts late Friday morning through Saturday evening for strong gusty winds and low humidities.

Crews battle blaze near Lake Hemet

Crews battle blaze near Lake Hemet

MOUNTAIN CENTER – A fire broke out this afternoon near Lake Hemet, scorching about an acre before crews were able to deploy to the area and call in air support. The “Toro Peak” fire was reported at 1:22 p.m. southeast of Lake Hemet, just off state Route 74 in the San Bernardino National Forest, according to the Riverside County […]