Corona fire scorches 50 acres near La Sierra

CORONA, Calif. The fire was reported around 11:40 a.m. along the boundary between Riverside and Home Gardens.

It briefly threatened a Home Gardens neighborhood near Indiana Ave. and Lakepointe Dr.

The fire broke out shortly before noon and firefighters were quick to respond.

More than 140 of them fought the flames with help from a water-dropping helicopter.

The fire burned about 50 acres of brush.

There were no injuries reported.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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