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Winchester house fire spreads to half acre of vegetation

By in Press Enterprise on December 7, 2017

By Gail Wesson

A fire at a residence in the 28000 block of Whittier Avenue north of Winchester Road in Winchester spread to a half-acre of vegetation Wednesday night, according to Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department.

The fire was reported at 8:03 p.m., burning a residence, outbuildings and vehicles, but by 9:04 p.m. firefighters stopped the forward spread of the fire.

There were no evacuations or injuries. County fire’s hazardous materials team also was called to the scene.


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