East Valley vegetation fire contained

Two and a half acres charred in Coachella

POSTED: 09:06 PM PST Feb 16, 2013    UPDATED: 02:39 PM PST Feb 17, 2013 
Dozens of firefighters battle East Valley vegetation fire
COACHELLA, Calif. -

A vegetation fire burned two and half acres of brush on the east side of the 86 Expressway near Avenue 50 in Coachella Saturday.

The blaze was first reported just after 8 p.m.

According to Riverside County Firefighters, the fire was burning heavy 10 to 12 foot fuels.

33 firefighters and 10 engines worked to put the fire out in about an hour and half.

No injuries were reported.