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Two firefighters injured in Desert Hot Springs house fire

Two Firefighters were injured while working to contain a structure fire in Desert Hot Springs.

It was reported at 7:11 a.m. Thursday morning along the 8500 block of Warwick Drive, inside the Mission Lakes Country Club community.

CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters said the first arriving engine company reported an attic fire at the home.

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries in the blaze and were driven by ambulance to a local hospital for evaluation.

Officials on scene said the fire spread throughout the attic causing a number of roof collapses.

Six engine companies with 22 firefighters were working to put the flames out.

The fire was contained at 9:18 a.m.

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The American Red Cross was called to help people were displaced due to the fire.

According to family, they are two adults and three children, ages five, 13, and 16.

KESQ News Team

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