A raging fire engulfed and completely destroyed a residential structure located at State Street, just north of Esplanade in San Jacinto, it was reported.
According a Riverside County Fire Department report, Cal Fire and Riverside County fire crews responded to the blaze that was first reported at 8:44 p.m. on Tuesday evening.
“The structure was completely destroyed, however, due to quick firefighter action, a nearby structure was saved with minimal fire damage and exposure to the exterior,” the report said.
Video courtesy of citizen reporter Steven Woods:
One firefighter was transported by ambulance to an area hospital with injuries characterized as minor to moderate.
The fire was contained at 9:30 p.m., according to fire officials.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
This is a developing story. Stay with SWRNN for information as it becomes available.
*Photojournalist Jenny Kirchner contributed to this report.