Firefighters were battling a vegetation fire that broke out in Thermal Sunday, the Riverside County Fire Department announced.

The fire was reported at 1:53 p.m. in the 58400 block of Jackson Street.

According to the fire department, approximately one-quarter acre in a palm grove was involved with flames.

The cause of the fire was not stated.

The Imperial Irrigation District tweeted that the utility was experiencing a power outage in La Quinta and Thermal due to the fire. “We are aware of the issue and are working quickly as possible to restore power,” the IID added.

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