UPDATE 06/05/2018 8:00 a.m.: Five engines will be assigned to the incident today.
UPDATE 5:00 p.m. One firefighter was transported to an area
hospital for evaluation of non-life threatening injuries.
UPDATE 4:35 P.M.: Fire is 5-7 acres burning in heavy fuels (200-2500 feet of mulch piles). Resources will be committed for an extended time period. Sun Bus is providing buses for firefighter's rehabilitation.
Update 3:40 p.m.: RSO will be shutting down Jackson Street at Airport Boulevard.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters are on scene of a vegetation fire in an abandoned date grove in Thermal near the 56900 Block of Jackson Street in Thermal. The fire is 3-5 acres burning in heavy fuels. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.