Tenaja Fire Update: The Fire is Now 35% Contained & Evacuation Warnings Canceled

Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department that the Tenaja fire burning in La Cresta near Murrieta in southwest Riverside County is about 35% contained. The announcement was made early Saturday morning, Sept. 7th .


The Fire department stated that here are currently no threats to property and people. All evacuation warnings have been lifted.

The fire has consumed 2,000 acres so far. Two homes have suffered minor damage. A smoke advisory remained in effect through Saturday afternoon.

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