More than 1,000 firefighters are battling the rapidly-moving Silver Fire that has burned through 6,000 acres (Update: 10,000 acres) and counting in Riverside County, Calif. Hundreds have been evacuated and 15 structures were reportedly destroyed. The latest update puts containment at 0 percent.

Desert Sun reporter Denise Goolsby tweeted dramatic photos of the burn operation aimed at containing the fire.

The latest evacuations:

The Silver Fire also caused injuries to at least two firefighters and one civilian.

Twitchy will monitor news about the Silver Fire and update as new information becomes available.


The fire has now burned through 10,000 acres.

Editor’s note: The title and text of this post have been updated to reflect the latest news.

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