Update 2:45 p.m.: Fire is 100% contained and 15 acres. Final resources are clearing the scene. CAL FIRE Investigators have determined the fire to be human-caused but remains under investigation.
Update 10:45 a.m. Fire holding at 15 acres and remains 10% contained.
Update 8:10 a.m. Forward spread stopped. Fire is 10% contained. Resources will be committed throughout the day. No injuries reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Update 7:40 a.m.: Copter cancelled. Motorists should obey road closures while fire equipment works in the area.
Update 7:00 a.m.: The fire is now 10 acres with a potential
of 50 acres. Power lines are down, IID en route. CAL FIRE Copter 301 will be responding as will as additional resources. Additional updates will be posted as information becomes available.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters are on scene of a vegetation fire involving approximately 2-3 acres of palm trees in Coachella. Riverside County Sheriff's responding for crowd control. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.