10-acre brush fire erupts in Corona near 91 Freeway

A 10-acre brush fire along the 91 Freeway burns near Green River Road in Corona on Friday, April 17, 2015.

Riverside County firefighters battled a 10-acre brush fire along the 91 Freeway near Green River Road in Corona.

The fire was reported at 12:49 p.m. Friday. Several agencies responded to the fire, which burned in brush near the county line.

The brush fire was visible from the freeway, and a SigAlert was briefly issued in the area by California Highway Patrol.

Nearly 100 firefighters were called to the scene and water-dropping helicopters were deployed.


By 6 p.m., crews were beginning to mop up the area.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

City News Service contributed to this report.
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