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Over 35 Motorhomes on Fire Near Canyon Lake

Dozens of mobile homes were burning Wednesday afternoon after a fire started near Canyon Lake, possibly involving propane tanks.

CANYON LAKE, Calif. (KABC) — Dozens of mobile homes and recreational vehicles burned Wednesday after a fire started near Canyon Lake, possibly involving propane tanks.

About 30-40 motorhomes and other recreational vehicles, including trailers, Jeeps and ATVs, were damaged or destroyed by flames, fire officials say.

Firefighters responded to the blaze at 2:33 p.m. on Loch Lomond Drive near the lake in Riverside County.

At least 75 firefighters and 17 engine companies were responding to the incident. Thick black smoke was seen pouring into the skies. Power lines were also down in the area.

Firefighters had the blaze under control after about an hour.

The site is a storage facility for mobile homes. One firefighter was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were immediately reported.

There was no immediate word on the cause of the fire.

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