A small brush fire ignited on Saturday, July 2, 2022, around 1354 hours in the 43500 block of Calamar Road in Temecula, California.

When first due units arrived, they were met by a two-acre brush fire burning in heavy fire fuels and spreading with a slow rate of speed just after 1400 hours this afternoon.

Credit: CAL Fire

The fire was named the CALAMAR FIRE.

Firefighters were able to quickly stop the spread of the brush fire and held it at a total of seven acres. They will continue to remain on the scene for another three hours (expected to clear before 2000 hours this evening).

Evacuation warnings which were issued for those north and west of Via Escalon, east of El Calomar Road, and south of Vista Bonita are still in effect.

Credit: Alertwildfire

Resources: CAL Fire/Riverside Co FD, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department which is staffing 15 engines, four crews, two dozers, and a total number of 115 firefighters on the fire line.

It is unknown what the cause of this fire is related to.

No known injuries have been reported to firefighters or to civilians.

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