UPDATE - Firefighters contained the fire at 9:00 a.m. One firefighter was transported to an area hospital with a minor injury. There were no other injuries reported. Fire fighters will remain on scene for salvage and overhaul. There were no residents displaced and the American Red Cross has been cancelled.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a residential structure fire at the 72000 block of Verbenia Road in Rancho Mirage. The first arriving engine company reported a working fire in the attic of 4,000 square foot single family residence. The fire has been knocked down. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.