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Desert Hot Springs house fire displaces five elderly people

Desert Hot Springs residential fire
Dwight Fisher

Five people are without a home after a residential structure fire Saturday night in Desert Hot Springs, according to CAL FIRE Riverside.

In a tweet, CAL Fire Riverside said the blaze was fire reported at 11:30 p.m on the 65000 block of Acoma Avenue near Pierson Boulevard in Desert Hot Springs.

Authorities said eight fire engines were on scene, for the single-family dwelling fire.

This included one fire engine from the Palm Springs Fire Department.

CAL FIRE Riverside said the fire was contained on early Sunday at 12:30 a.m.

There is no word yet on possible injuries, but the Red Cross is assisting with the displaced people.

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