UPDATE 4/8/19 @ 2: p.m. - The fire was contained to a pellatizer machine with extension to interior lining on the underside of the roof.
UPDATE 4/8/19 @ 12:20 p.m. - The fire has been contained. Resources will remain committed for approximately two hours.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a structure fire at the 100 block of Malbert Street in Perris. The first arriving Chief Officer reported a large single story commercial building, approximately 30,000 square feet, with black smoke coming from the roof. A second alarm was then requested. Firefighters located a working fire in the interior of the building, along with fire on the roof. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.