Palm Springs and tribal firefighters were mopping up an overnight wildfire near the Indian Canyons early Monday morning.
The fire reportedly broke out shortly before 1:00 a.m. along South Palm Canyon and Acanto Drive.
A KESQ News Channel 3 news crew at the scene estimated the fire’s size at approximately two acres. Palm Springs Fire later estimated the fire, burning in moderate brush, blackened 3 acres of land.
There was no threat to homes nearby, but some News Channel 3 viewers reported observing smoke in the area.
The fire was contained by 1:45 a.m.
Palm Springs Fire said two additional Engines from Cathedral City and Cal Fire assisted with City coverage during the incident. BLM Fire units remained on scene conducting mop-up operationts.
And the fire’s cause remained under investigation by BLM Fire Investigators.
The cause of the blaze remained under investigation.
Stay with KESQ News Channel 3 for updates.