The Sandalwood Fire threatened Redlands homes after destroying several mobile homes in Calimesa

A Redlands family evacuated after caging their animals as flames from the Sandalwood Fire threatened their property.  Multiple structures were destroyed at the Villa Calimesa Mobile Home Park, in Calimesa on Thursday, Oct. 10.  According to Riverside County authorities, numerous medical emergencies responded to the mobile home park, including members from the Redlands Fire Department.  An evacuation center was opened at the Calimesa Community Center, located at 908 Park Ave.