Pyromaniac on the loose? Arson suspected in desert mobile home park

A burning match. Photo from Pixabay.

Firefighters Friday extinguished what officials are calling an arson fire in a mobile home community near the Desert Crest Country Club in Desert Hot Springs.

The fire was reported at 11:48 a.m. in the 15700 block of Sunrise Drive in the Painted Hills area, said Jody Hagemann of the Riverside County Fire Department.

First-arriving firefighters saw smoke coming from a residence and were quickly able to contain the flames.

No injuries were reported.

Further information about the cause of the fire was not immediately available.

–City News Service