H-SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Sep 4, 2013 5:29 PM by ASSOCIATED PRESS

Brush fire contained in Riverside County


HEMET, Calif. (AP) - Southern California firefighters have contained a brush fire south of Hemet in Riverside County.

The fire was reported at 12:55 p.m. Wednesday and burned nine acres in grass and medium brush.

Sixty-eight firefighters were assigned along with two air tankers and a helicopter.

Weather in the region is hot and unstable, with thunderstorms and flash flood warnings in many areas.

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