Update 12:30 p.m. The Incident Commander has requested response of the American Red Cross to assist 18 displaced persons; eight adults and 10 minors.
Update 11:35 a.m.: Fire contained at 11:02 a.m. Resources will remain on scene 1-2 hours for overhaul.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters are on scene of a structure fire at the Casa Del Sol Apartments in Desert Hot Springs. The first arriving engine company reported heavy smoke and fire visible from the front of the building. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.