BANNING, Calif. - A fire blackened about 75 acres of brush in Banning Wednesday night.
The Coyote Fire was reported to be about 50 acres in light to medium fuels at 6:35 p.m. in the area of Old Banning Idyllwild Road south of Shirleon Drive, according to CalFire.
The blaze is currently 20% contained.
The fire grew to about 60 acres by about 8 p.m., with a moderate rate of spread and winds blowing from the west.
About 140 firefighters and five aircraft were assigned to battle the fire.
No injuries have been reported.