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Firefighters contain fire along I-10 near Cathedral City


Cathedral City fire crews put out a fire burning near the Freeway and railroad tracks near Date Palm Drive.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the fire was first reported burning a little after 10 am. Fire crews from Cathedral City Fire and Cal Fire were on hand to combat the flames.

Viewers told News Channel 3 that the fire appeared to be burning in the tamarisk trees that line the area between the tracks and freeway. There was no lane closures at this time on I-10.

There was no word on what caused the fire. Stay with News Channel 3 for any updates.

Rich Tarpening


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