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BREAKING NEWS: Fire Breaks Out in Hills Above Temecula/Murrieta near DeLuz

Fire on the mountain - west of Old Town Temecula, a brushfire rages as CalFire on scene.

Fire on the mountain – west of Old Town Temecula, a brushfire rages as firefighters battle the blaze.

Where there’s smoke… Breaking News: Fire in hills above Temecula/Murrieta near DeLuz.

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Credit: Maggie Avants Credit: Maggie Avants

A Fire broke out Wednesday afternoon, June 4, in the DeLuz area above Temecula, according to reports.

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Flames were reported shortly after 3 p.m., according to multiple reports from the California Highway Patrol.

Scanner chatter indicates the fire is burning in heavy fuels and is at about 20 acres with 10 mile-per-hour winds.

According to scanner chatter, fire crews have multiple air tankers, helicopters, hang crews, engines, and water tankers fighting the blaze with more support on the way.

Scanner chatter also indicated that structures could be threatened soon.

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About Ashley Ludwig

Ashley Ludwig is an Editor for Patch News, Orange County and Los Angeles. She is also an inspirational romantic suspense author.

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