Brush fire erupts east of Hemet, Fr. Sretenovic & Fr. Reginal DeFour live in the area.

Father Sretenovic  and Fr. Reginal DeFour live in the area. Lord have Mercy.

Firefighters were battling a 600-acre wildfire that broke out early Friday, Jan. 15, in the Mountain Center area prompting evacuations for hours. The Bonita fire, about 18 miles east of Hemet in the San Jacinto Mountains, was at last count 5% contained, according to fire authorities. MORE