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Firefighters respond to structure fire near Whitewater

Fire crews with the Cal Fire Riverside Department worked to put out flames west of Whitewater.

The fire engulfed an RV burning it to the ground and spreading flames to nearby vegetation.

The fire burned about a quarter acre of the surrounding area.

Chief Battalion Cody Wright said crews responded to a call around 2:06 p.m. and were on scene within 15 minutes.

Cal Fire officials said that one structure was fully involved on Laurel Crest Drive and Desert View Avenue.

The fire is now fully contained, and there were no reported injuries.

There were about 8 engines and 24 firefighters on scene battling the flames.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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