The new blaze, dubbed the Ribbon Fire, scorched about 100 acres in the area of Highway 74 and Ribbonwood Drive near the Santa Rosa Reservation, according to Cal Fire Riverside.
"The boat docks down there - all the way out in the water - 30 to 40 boats caught fire when the fire laid down on top of them last night and burned those up", said fire Chief Mike Hebrard of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Campgrounds in Idyllwild were also under evacuation orders, including Idyllwild Arts, Camp Maranatha, Idyllwild Pines, AstroCamp, Camp Emerson and Tahquitz Pines, according to the volunteer organization Mountain Disaster Preparedness, which runs the website idyllwildemergency.com.
A fast moving fire in northern California jumped the Sacramento River, sending residents in the city of Redding fleeing ahead of the flames late Thursday in one of several wildfires sweeping through the state.
Gov. Jerry Brown has declared states of emergency for the three largest fires, authorizing the state to rally resources to local governments, the AP writes. They said the fire behavior has been erratic and unfavorable weather conditions have made progress hard.
The Cranston Fire, which has destroyed at least five homes as it rages at the edge of the San Jacinto Mountains west of Palm Springs, prompted evacuation orders for 3,200 people living in Idyllwild, Cedar Glen and Fern Valley.
The Cranston Fire was the largest of at least five police believe were purposely set by a man whose vehicle was spotted at the starting point of the blaze in Riverside County, officials said.
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3-D map showing the APPROXIMATE location of the Cranston Fire at 2:36 a.m. PDT July 26, 2018. It was threatening an estimated 600 homes, authorities said.
In the Sierra Nevada, famed Yosemite National Park closed Wednesday as smoke from a fire to the west cast a pall on the region.
"One of the fires McGlover allegedly started is the Cranston Fire, which is actively burning on Federal land in the San Jacinto Ranger District and is now 4,700 acres with zero percent containment", officials tell news.
Officials emphasized that Yosemite wasn't in imminent danger from the fire.
The fast-moving blaze has so far burned five homes.
Yosemite Valley will be closed until at least Sunday, along with a winding, mountainous, 20-mile stretch of California's State Route 41 that leads into the area, Gediman said. Containment: Still 0 percent.