Liberty Fire erupts in Murrieta area: What we know

Posted: 5:50 PM, Dec 07, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-08 17:07:48Z

MURRIETA, Calif. (KGTV) - North of where the Lilac Fire erupted in the Bonsall area of San Diego, the Liberty Fire broke out in Murrieta.

Riverside County fire crews were battling the blaze which originated at Los Alamos Road and Liberty Rd. just after 1 p.m.

Here's what we know: (UPDATES AS OF Dec. 8 at 7 a.m. PST)


Acres & containment: Holding at 300 acres burned; 60% contained

Injuries: Unknown

Damages: One structure & 6 outbuildings destroyed

Evacuation orders:

  • All orders lifted except Los Alamos between Ruth Ellen & Briggs Road, Maclean & Golden Eagle

Evacuation centers:

  • All centers closed

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