More than 400 acres consumed in fire

A view from the intersection of Clark Road and Kubler, west of Heber, where a four-alarm fire scoured a 450 acre swath of river basin on Monday. PHOTO AARON BODUS

HEBER — Nearly every fire department in Imperial County worked Monday to contain a fourth-alarm river-bottom fire that scorched approximately 450 acres near Clark and Kubler roads.

No injuries were reported, and the fire was deemed contained by 8 p.m. Monday.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at or 760-337-3442.

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