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: LAUSD Opens COVID Vaccine Site At SoFI Stadium Monday For Education Staff Only
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: Teachers, Food Workers Now Eligible To Get Vaccinated In LA County
“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: One Person Stabbed To Death In Mid-Wilshire, Suspect At Large
The cause of the fire is under investigation.