Hundreds of acres burn in Riverside County

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

RIVERSIDE — Cal Fire officials estimate 1,261 acres have burned near Winchester in Riverside County Thursday.

Crews say the blaze is 40 percent contained.

About six homes have been evacuated in the rural area between Hidden Falls Road and Vista Road. Fire officials say one unoccupied structure has been destroyed.

Airplanes and helicopters fighting the blaze have been able to fill up on water at the nearby Diamond Valley Lake.

We will update this developing story as we learn more.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.