Firefighters respond to tamarisk tree fire off the I-10 in Thousand Palms

THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. - We are following reports of a tamarisk tree fire near the I-10 East and Bob Hope Drive in Thousand Palms. 

Cal Fire received the call shortly after 4:30 p.m.

It appears freeway traffic is not impacted but Union Pacific has been advised to stop trains.

We have a crew on scene. Stay with KESQ News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2 for updates.

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