Tree fire breaks out near 10 Freeway in Indio

Fire crews have been taking on a fire on Country Club Drive and Adams Street near the 10 freeway in Indio Wednesday morning.

Numerous tipsters sent in photos of the fire:

Cal Fire was called a little before 10:30 am, according to KESQ – who reports that there are no structures threatened from the quarter-acre tamarisk tree fire but the railroad near the fire has been shut down.

#Breaking: Fire crews are working to extinguish a fire near Country Club and Jefferson Street. The fire started with 2 trees and quickly began to spread. Video credit: Julie AshbaughFull story: http://www.kmir.com/story/36466530/tree-fire-quickly-spreads-as-crews-work-to-extinguish-flames

Posted by KMIR News on Wednesday, September 27, 2017

As KMIR notes, the area is a spot frequently used by homeless people to set up camp.

This is a breaking news story.  Check back for updates. 


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