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Monday, November 20, 2017 7:33 AM PST

Grass Fire Near Lake Skinner Consumes 317 Acres

Posted May 31, 2006, 7:33 AM.



A grass fire Tuesday afternoon, May 30th in the Lake Skinner recreation area consumed 317 acres before being brought under control.

The fire began near Warren Road in the 1pm hour. Up to 212 firefighters were on the lines.

No structures were threatened by the fire. Two firefighters were taken to a nearby hospital with heat exhaustion.

The Riverside County Fire Department listed the cause of the fire as "equipment".

For more information, see this Californian news story

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