[Final Update] 9/17/19 @ 6:00 PM: As of 6:00 PM, the fire was 100% contained to 520 acres. Firefighters will remain on scene patrolling the fire and continuing mop-up operations.
[Morning Update] 9/17/19 @ 7:00 AM: The fire remains at 520 acres and is now 72% contained. Resources remain on scene continuing with mop-up operations to establish full containment.
[Evening Update] 9/16/2019 5:00 PM: The fire is now 520 acres and 60% contained. Resources continue work to fully contain and control the fire. Next update will be tomorrow morning following briefing unless significant activity on the fireline dictates otherwise.
[Morning Update] 09/16/2019 6:30 AM: Fire remains at 490 acres and is now 40% contained. Ground resources continue to mop-up and strengthen control lines. Motorists should drive with caution in the fire area and yield to fire personnel and apparatus.
[Evening Update 09/15/2019 6:30 PM: Fire remains at 490 acres and is now 30% contained. Resources continue work to fully contain and control the fire. Next update will be tomorrow morning following briefing unless significant activity on the fireline dictates otherwise.
[UPDATE 09/15/2019 2:00 PM:] Effective immediately, all EVACUATIONS ORDERS are hereby lifted. All residents may return home. Please be safe traveling and yield to fire equipment and personnel working in the area.
Update 09/15/2019 12:40 PM: Fire is now 490 acres and remains 20% contained. This site is the official information source for the Horseshoe Fire and all incidents within the CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department service area. All evacuation orders remain in place until further notice by Incident Command. The public will be updated immediately when repopulation occurs.
Morning Update 09/15/2019 - The fire is 250 acres and 20% contained. All evacuation ORDERS remain in place until further notice. A days assignment is on scene including air and ground resources as firefighters work to fully contain/control the fire.
[UPDATE] 9/14/19 @ 11:30 pm - The fire is currently 200 acres and 10% contained.
[UPDATE] 9/14/19 @ 8:40 pm - The fire is currently 100 acres and 0% contained. A care and reception center has been established at Tahquitz High School, 4425 Titan Trail, Hemet.
[UPDATE] 9/14/19 @ 6:40 pm - The fire is currently 75 acres and 0% contained.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of fire near the 21000 block of Stagecoach Trail, in Juniper Flats. The first arriving engine reported the fire burning in heavy fuels with a moderate rate of spread. Currently the fire is 10 acres and 0% contained. More information will be posted as it becomes available.