Firefighters contain 500-acre brush fire in Riverside County
Two firefighters sustained minor injuries battling the blaze, which was called the Vista fire. It broke out shortly before noon Monday near Rawson and Vista roads, the Riverside County Fire Department said.
More than 250 firefighters battled the blaze. They were aided by four tanker planes and four helicopters.
The Fire Department said crews would remain on the scene overnight mopping up hot spots. No structures were burned, fire officials said, and the cause was under investigation.
— Robert J. Lopez
Map shows area where fire broke out. Credit: Google Maps