8/27/2021 UPDATE 9:00 P.M.: The fire is 100% contained.
8/27/2021 UPDATE 10:00 A.M.: The fire is now 85% contained.
8/26/2021 UPDATE 9:15 P.M.: The fire remains 295 acres and is now 80% contained.
8/26/2021UPDATE at 9:00 A.M. - The fire remains at 295 acres and is now 70% contained. Crews will remain on scene as they work on strengthening containment lines.
8/25/21 UPDATE at 8:00 A.M. - ALL EVACUATIONS HAVE BEEN LIFTED IN THE ROCK FIRE BURN AREA. Please use caution returing to your home as fire, sheriff and utility crews are still working in the area.
8/25/2021 UPDATE at 7:30 A.M. - The fire is 295 acres and 30% contained. All evacuation orders and warning still remain in place. Firefighters will continue to work on strengthening containment lines and extinguishing the fire throughout the day.
7:41 P.M. UPDATE: The evacuation order and warning will remain in place overnight while firefighters work to contain the fire. The evacuations will be re-evaluated in the morning. This is the final evening update unless significant fire activity occurs.
6:45 P.M. UPDATE: The fire destroyed four homes and seven outbuildings. The evacuation order and warning remain in place. No injuries reported.
6:10 P.M. UPDATE: The forward spread of the fire has been stopped at 250 acres. Firefighters will remain on scene overnight for mop up and containment.
4:50 PM UPDATE: EVACUATION ORDERS in effect for residents South of Bailey Rd, West of Terwilliger Road, South of Nickerson and Tule Canyon Truck Trail and East of Nicholson Springs Rd.
EVACUATION WARNING in effect for residents South of Coyote Canyon Rd, East of Terwilliger Rd, North of Tule Canyon Truck Trail and West of Covered Wagon Trail.
Large and small animals can be taken to the San Jacinto Animal Campus - 581 S. Grand Avenue, San Jacinto.
4:11 P.M. [UPDATE] The fire is approximately 50 acres.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a vegetation fire at Gulley View Road and Rock Canyon Road in Anza. The first arriving engine company reported two to three acres of vegetation burning at a slow to moderate rate of spread. The fire is currently ten acres. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.