Transients blamed for brush fire that shut down Vista Chino in Cathedral City

Once she passed the road closure, Indio resident Nicole Brehming pulled over to observe the scene. “I assumed it was a big fire since it shut down a big road,” the 19-year-old said. “Looks more like it just happened to be in a bad spot, is all.” Westbound Vista Chino was reopened about 8 a.m. Eastbound … …read more