VEGETATION FIRE | Highway Incident | Riverside County, CA

Riverside County, CA | A vegetation fire was reported this evening around 1812 hours PDT near Highways 71 and 91 near the Prado Basin and Corona California.  The fire dubbed #HighwayIncident has reached 30 acres and is rapidly growing.

First initial reports when firefighters arrived, reported trees on fire in the Prado Dam.

Eighty [87] firefighters from CAL Fire/Riverside, CAL Fire/San Bernandino, City of Corona FD, Chino Valley Independent Fire District are on the fire ground working to supress the flames that can be seen for miles.

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Resources being used for this event are:  two [2] Airtankers, three [3] fire crews, one [1] water tender, two [2] dozers, two [2] helicopters, one [1] Medic squad, eleven [11] Engines and three [3] overhead personnel.

Incident #CA-RRU-49062.

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