UPLAND (CBSLA.com) — A brush fire in Ontario late Monday afternoon was under control, though hot spots continued to burn into the evening hours.
The fire burned through a large field between dairy farms very quickly. The fire originated near Baker and Chino in Ontario.READ MORE: Cache Of Fireworks Worth $50,000 Seized From Santa Ana Home
The fire was aided by heavy wind in the area, blowing it onto a ranch with horse stables. Firefighters from Ontario and Chino, however, got between the fire and those horse stalls and were able to protect the horses.READ MORE: Goldstein Investigates: Scammers Going Old School In Attempt To Defraud EDD
“All you could see was smoke, and the smoke was so intense, you couldn’t see the corner down there,” resident Evonne Serl said. “It was really, really high, and it was scary.”MORE NEWS: Arson Suspected In Pacific Palisades Brush Fire That Continues To Burn; Mandatory Evacuations Ordered
The cause of the fire is under investigation.