Monday Update: IE's Palmer Fire Is 50% Contained At 3,800 Acres; Evacuations Lifted, Roads Open

Sep 4, 2017

#PalmerFire night shot. As of Sunday night, the blaze burning in the San Timoteo Badlands between Calimesa and Moreno Valley was 35 percent contained at 3,800 acres.
Credit Ed Sherman for CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Dept.

As of last report at 8:30am this morning (Monday), the so-called Palmer Fire - burning in the San Timoteo Badlands between Calimesa and Moreno Valley since Saturday - was 50 percent contained at 3,800 acres.  Firefighters were hoping to complete the containment line today, as KVCR's Ken Vincent reports.