Skyline Fire in Corona grows to 51 acres, evacuations lifted after flames burn near homes

CORONA, Calif. (KABC) -- Crews were battling brush fires on Thursday that were just feet away from homes near foothills in Corona.

The blaze, called the Skyline Fire, was reported just before 5 p.m. near Foothill Parkway and Skyline Drive, according to the Corona Fire Department.

Around 7 p.m., the fires had burned about 25 acres and was 10% contained, according to CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department. About an hour and a half later, officials placed the fire at 51 acres burned and 40% contained.



Authorities were in the process of closing Trudy Way and Foothill Parkway to traffic, fire officials said.

As a precaution, Corbett Street, Overland Lane, Clearing Circle, Meandering Lane and Burrero Way were evacuated, according to the Corona Fire Department, but all evacuations were lifted at about 9:15 p.m.



No injuries were reported.

Officials planned to provide their next update Friday at 8 a.m. "unless significant fire activity occurs."

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Crews were battling brush fires on Thursday that were just feet away from homes near foothills in Corona.

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