Wildfires Scorch Lake Elsinore, Waterman Canyon

Two wildfires broke out in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, injuring firefighters.
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Aerial view of San Bernardino Mountains

High above Waterman Canyon and the San Bernardino mountains.

A pair of fires burned some 300 acres in Lake Elsinore and Waterman Canyon, forcing evacuations and road closures. All told, several hundred firefighters responded, and nine were hospitalized with heat-related injuries.