News Update!!: Temecula, CA: Latest Information: Temecula Fire.

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News Update!!: Temecula, CA: Latest Information: Temecula Fire.

ZachNews has the latest information regarding a vegetation fire that was burning near Interstate 15 in Temecula, California on Saturday, June 4th, 2016.

** As of 9:00am PT on Monday, June 6th, 2016: **

According to the CAL FIRE Riverside, the Temecula Fire has burned 139 acres and is at 85% contained.

**** Weather Conditions from the National Weather Service: ****

– Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82*F. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

– Monday: Night: Patchy fog after 11:00pm PT. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 56*F. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light south in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

**** More weather condition information at the following the National Weather Service website address: ****

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?textField1=33.494&textField2=-117.148#.V1RbF9krJdi

** Many thanks to all of the fire department firefighters, hand crews, paramedics, and law enforcement personnel for their hard work battling the wildfires, protecting properties, and saving lives. **

** As of 6:00pm PT on Sunday, June 5th, 2016: **

According to the CAL FIRE Riverside, the Temecula Fire has burned 139 acres and is at 65% contained.

** As of 9:00am PT on Sunday, June 5th, 2016: **

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** Picture from CAL FIRE: **

According to the CAL FIRE Riverside, the Temecula Fire has 139 acres and is at 30% contained.

**** Weather Conditions from the National Weather Service: ****

– Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 93*F. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

– Sunday Night: Patchy fog after 11:00pm PT. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 56*F. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

**** More weather condition information at the following the National Weather Service website address: ****

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?textField1=33.494&textField2=-117.148#.V1RbF9krJdi

** As of 6:55pm PT on Saturday, June 4th, 2016: **

According to the CAL FIRE Riverside, the Temecula Fire has burned 70 acres and is at 20 % contained.

** As of 4:09pm PT on Saturday, June 4th, 2016: **

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** Pictures from CAL FIRE Riverside: **

According to the CAL FIRE Riverside, the Temecula Fire has burned 35 acres and is at 10% contained.

At least 2 lanes of the southbound 15 have been opened to motorists with a safety escort.

** More information regarding the Temecula Fire is at the following website address: **

http://www.rvcfire.org/_Layouts/Incident%20Information/IncidentInfoDetail.aspx?2649

**** Weather Conditions from the National Weather Service: ****

– Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59*F. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

– Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 93*F. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

– Sunday Night: Patchy fog after 11:00pm PT. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

** As of 2:14pm PT on Saturday, June 4th, 2016: **

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** Picture from NBC affiliate KNSD Channel 7: **

The vegetation fire in Temecula, California continues to burn.

The vegetation fire, named the Temecula Fire, has burned 30 acres and no containment.

There has been no evacuations ordered for the vegetation fire.

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** Picture from Paula Sato: **

Authorities issued a SigAlert, closing all lanes of southbound Interstate 15 at Front Street and Temecula Parkway as firefighters battled the vegetation fire.

As of 1:15pm PT, the California Highway Patrol were trying to reopen 2 southbound lanes of Interstate 15.

Traffic was backed up from California Oaks Road and very heavy traffic on southbound Interstate 215 past Clinton Keith Road,

** As of 1:06pm PT on Saturday, June 4th, 2016: **

A vegetation fire is burning near Interstate 15, just south of Temecula Parkway, in Temecula, California.

Firefighters are battling this 30 acres vegetation fire which occurred at around 11:40am PT on Saturday, June 4th, 2016.

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** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

Reports over social media of flames from the vegetation fire can be seen from Interstate 15.

** Video from Harriet Elizabeth ‏(Twitter Username: @YnRgrrll): **

** Video from Andrew Durso ‏‏(Twitter Username: @Andrew_Durso): **

There’s lots of traffic along  Interstate 15 as people are watching the flames and water dropping aircraft trying to put out this vegetation fire.

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** Picture from the North County Fire Protection District: **

All lanes of southbound Interstate 15 is closed as fire department crews battle the vegetation fire.

According to the California Highway Patrol, traffic is backed up from the vegetation fire near Temecula Parkway to Interstate 215.

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** Picture by Jim Reinis: **

At this moment, no reports of home being threaten by this vegetation fire, but residents should be on alert and prepared in case of any evacuations.

** More information is still coming into ZachNews. **

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