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A fire that erupted Wednesday at a Perris property destroyed a motor home and extended into a residence, causing further damage that displaced three adults and three children.

The non-injury blaze was reported at about 12:45 p.m. in the 25700 block of Trumble Road, near Illinois Avenue, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

The agency said multiple engine crews were sent to the location and encountered heavy smoke and flames burning throughout the motor home.

The fire reached the house next to which the vehicle was parked, causing major damage before crews fully contained the flames at about 1:25 p.m., according to reports from the scene.

Two men, ages 43 and 51, a 38-year-old woman and three girls — all under 10 years old — were displaced by the fire, officials said. None of the victims was identified.

American Red Cross personnel were requested to assist them with finding temporary alternate lodgings.

According to the fire department, electrical lines collapsed at the location, but it was unclear whether they ignited the fire or went down because of it.

Crews were expected to continue mopping up until late Wednesday afternoon.

The cause of the blaze was under investigation.

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