Brush Fire Burns in Anza
CREATED Jun. 29, 2012
ANZA, Calif. (AP) -- Fire officials say a rapidly spreading wildfire has burned 75 acres in the Southern California desert south of Palm Springs, destroying one mobile home and an outbuilding.
A Riverside County fire incident report says the blaze near Anza was reported at about 12:40 p.m. Friday and quickly spread through dry vegetation.
The fire is burning out of control, but no evacuations have been initiated and no injuries have been reported.
Four helicopters and 25 fire engines have been dispatched to battle flames amid wind gusts and temperatures over 90 degrees.
Anza is about 45 miles south of Palm Springs.