Rabbit Fire burning near Beaumont fully contained

A massive fire burning in Riverside County was fully contained over the weekend. 

The "Rabbit Fire" burned for more than a week after breaking out near Beaumont. The fire scorched 8,283 acres before Cal Fire reported it had been fully contained by Saturday, July 22.

Crews first responded to the fire a little before 3:30 p.m. Friday, July 14 near the intersection of Alessandro Boulevard and Jack Rabbit Trail. It was the third wildfire that sparked in Riverside County that afternoon before a fourth erupted Sunday


All evacuation orders and warnings have been lifted. 

Road Closures

All roads have reopened in the area. Drivers are asked to exercise caution.  

More wildfires break out in Riverside County

Prior to the Rabbit Fire, a different fire – dubbed the "Reche Fire" – broke out a little before 1 p.m. Friday in the 9400 block of Reche Canyon Road near Moreno Valley. The Reche Fire prompted evacuation orders before they were all eventually lifted. 

Those looking to check which parts of Moreno Valley are being impacted by the Reche Fire can click here.

Around 3 p.m. Friday, the "Highland Fire" also broke out in the Beaumont area, also prompting evacuations before they were eventually pulled back. The blaze is now fully contained.  

On Sunday afternoon, the Gavilan Fire erupted about 15 miles north of Lake Elsinore. 

The causes of the fires remain under investigation.