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Patterson Fire scorches hundreds of acres in Riverside County

Posted: 5:02 PM, May 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-18 12:40:04Z
Fire burns hundreds of acres in Riverside Co.
Fire burns hundreds of acres in Riverside Co.

WINCHESTER, Calif. (KGTV) -- A brush fire that erupted in Riverside County Thursday afternoon has so far scorched hundreds of acres.

The brush fire, which was named the Patterson Fire, is burning north of Temecula in Riverside County. So far, one home was destroyed by the blaze and six others are being evacuated.

So far, there are no reports of injuries. The fire has so far scorched 1,200 acres and is 40 percent contained, Cal Fire reports. 

Watch video of the fire in the player below: