palm tree fire
Palm Trees on Fire - Photo courtesy of Pixabay

Riverside County firefighters worked about an hour Sunday evening stop a quarter-acre brush fire in Desert Hot Springs.

The fire was reported at 9:45 p.m. in the 17400 block of Angelus Vista, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

Fuels were moderate to heavy with wind gusts to 30 mph, according to fire officials.

At 10:56 p.m., officials reported the fire was contained by a ring of cleared vegetation and that firefighters would remain on the scene to make sure all hot spots were out.

No injuries or structure damage were reported. The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

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