HEMET, Calif. (AP) — Southern California firefighters are battling a 15- to 20-acre wildland fire south of Hemet in Riverside County.
The fire was reported at 12:55 p.m. Wednesday and is burning in grass and medium brush.
A county fire statement says 68 firefighters have been assigned along with two air tankers and a helicopter.
Weather in the region is hot and unstable, with thunderstorms and flash flood warnings in many areas.
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