Fire crews continue to battle fire breaks in Southridge area of Palm Springs

(📸: Samantha Durbin)

Palm Springs firefighters responded to a blaze near Bob Hope’s old place on Tuesday afternoon.

Update 6/3: The fire has continued into Wednesday.  Officials say the blaze is 20% contained and has burned approximately 140 acres.

Two firefighters have been hospitalized with heat-related issues:

Firefighters responded a little after 4 pm the Southridge section of Palm Springs.  The blaze had grown to 100 acres in size by 5:30, according to the city.


No homes have been threatened and there are no evacuations ordered at this time.

This is a developing story.  Check back for updates.