Updated @ 8:45 p.m.: According to a Riverside County Fire Department report, the fire scorched 50 acres before it was fully contained at 7:30 p.m.
Full control is expected at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
Cal Fire Battalion Chief Charlie DeHart said at the scene that one mobile home was threatened for a brief period of time, but was promptly saved from the advancing flames.
At least two air tankers dropped retardant on the blaze and one helicopter dropped water to make quick work of fire crews’ efforts.
No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Original: Cal Fire and Riverside Country Firefighters are on the scene of a wildland fire burning in the area of De Portola and Palm in Sage, it has been reported.
The blaze, first reported at 4:56 p.m., has consumed roughly five acres and is burning at a moderate rate of speed, according to a Riverside County Fire Department report.
Large plumes of smoke are visible from surrounding cities, including Temecula, Winchester and Menifee.
SWRNN reporter Joe Fanaselle is on his way to the scene and reports that an aircraft tanker has been dispatched from Hemet-Ryan Airport to aggressively attack the blaze.
No injuries have been reported or structures threatened at the time of this report.
Stay with SWRNN for more information as it becomes available.
*Joe Fanaselle contributed to this report.