A large wildfire, deemed as Sandalwood Fire, has grown to 500 acres in Calimesa, California, forcing evacuations. This mobile home park has been identified as Villa Calimesa Mobile Home Park.
According to the Riverside County Fire Department, the fire has destroyed a total of 74 structures, 5 received moderate damage and 11 with minor damage.
As of 8:05 PM local time, the fire continues to burn and is 10% contained. The blaze began at around 2 PM.
Public safety personnel announced immediate evacuations for the area of Sandalwood Drive and Seventh Street.
According to CBS Los Angeles, a trash truck hauling a burning load of trash is responsible for sparking the wildfire.