Firefighters responded to a fire burning in a grove of tamarisk trees in Rancho Mirage Saturday.

The fire started at about 12:40 p.m. at the intersection of Ramon and Bob Hope drives, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

Firefighters reported that a fire was burning in a 100-feet-by-30-feet stretch of tamarisk trees surrounded by dry vegetation.

No further information was immediately available.

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