The SOUTH MAIN FIRE is located off of South Main Divide and Hacienda Road in El Cariso (Riverside County), California started on Friday, March 6, 2020.
The cause of the fire is most probable due to a burn on the South Main Divide that escaped containment lines and was immediately declared a wildfire. It was at the time, a five-acre fire with a moderate rate of spread. No structures in the early stages of the incident were threated. Additional air and ground resources were on order.
286 CAL FIRE / Riverside County Fire firefighters were dispatched to the fire, along with two fixed wing aircraft and two helicopters dropping water.
Currently, the fire is 20 acres and 85% contained. The forward progression was stopped on Friday, March 6th.
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