Wildfires Scorch Lake Elsinore, Waterman Canyon

Two wildfires broke out in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, injuring firefighters.
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.