UPDATE 12/25/15 @ 10:00 p.m. - The fire was contained to the contents in one room on the first floor of a two-story 2,400 square foot Victorian structure. One adult female was transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital. Resources will be committed for approximately one hour. The American Red Cross has been requested to assist with one adult male and one adult female.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a residential structure fire at the 100 block of East Lombardy Lane in Banning. The first arriving engine company reported a two-story, single family dwelling Victorian home, with smoke showing from the exterior and a working fire on the first floor. Firefighters were able to quickly contain the fire. One civilian is being evaluated by paramedics on scene for smoke inhalation. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.