Fire Erupts Miles Away From Coachella Music Festival

A vegetation fire that erupted miles away from the popular Coachella music festival was contained Sunday afternoon. The fire erupted around 4:38 a.m. and grew to 15 acres by 10 a.m., bringing down power lines and prompting road closures.

The blaze at the 46600 block of Tyler Street was contained by 2:45 p.m., according to fire officials.


The fire was several miles away from the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, which typically attracts more than 90,000 people each day.


No one has been injured as a result of the fire. Officials said the fire was “human-caused,” but remains under investigation.

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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