Firefighters battle brush fire in Jurupa Valley, more than 250 acres burned

The blaze called the "Karen Fire" was burning near Sierra Avenue and Karen Lane.
JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- Fire crews were trying to contain a brush fire in Jurupa Valley that burned more than 250 acres, officials said.

The blaze called the "Karen Fire" was burning near Sierra Avenue and Karen Lane.

Around 8 p.m. on Saturday, the brush fire was 50% contained, according to Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department.

There were no injuries reported and no structures were damaged.


Smoke was blowing to the east so people in Colton, Redlands, and San Bernardino could possibly see and smell it.

Riverside County Fire crews were fighting the flames, both from the air and the ground.

By late Saturday evening, there were no flames but fire officials said crews were still working on containment.
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