[UPDATE] 4:05 pm - The fire has been contained at 25.3 acres. Road closures are still in place with escorts for residents.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters, with assistance from Calimesa Fire Department and CAL FIRE/San Bernardino, responded to multiple reports of a vegetation fire at the 32300 blk of San Timoteo Canyon Rd, in San Timoteo Canyon. The first arriving engine reported the fire at 8 acres with a moderate rate of spread still traveling in the flats of the canyon. At this time the forward rate of spread has been stopped Beaumont Police Department requested to close San Timoteo Canyon Rd. Southern California Edison has been requested to the scene. More updates will be posted as information becomes available.