Southern California Wildfire Threatens Homes, Forces Evacuations

By Ron Brackett

At a Glance

  • The fire began Saturday evening in San Jacinto, California.
  • About 200 people were ordered out of their homes.

Southern California firefighters continued to battle a wildfire Sunday morning that forced the evacuation of dozens of homes.

The fire began shortly before 6 p.m Saturday in San Jacinto, California, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. By about 12:30 p.m. Sunday PST, it had grown to about a seventh of a square mile and was 20% contained.

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