After a day of “gentle” fireplace habits, the Highland Hearth in Riverside County was 20% contained and the necessary evacuation space was lowered.
The report Wednesday night from the California Division of Forestry and Hearth Safety put the burned space at 2,487 acres (3.9 sq. miles). Seven constructions had been destroyed and greater than 2,300 remained threatened, it mentioned.
The fireplace began Monday, Oct. 30, amid dry, windy climate close to the group of Aguanga. The trigger stays beneath investigation.
The crimson tone on the map above exhibits the necessary evacuation space. Evacuation warnings additionally stay in impact. The black line exhibits the approximate perimeter as of Wednesday night. See the CalFire/Riverside web site for particulars and updates.