RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) – A commercial building used to store tires was destroyed in a fire early Tuesday morning in Riverside.
Just after 2 a.m., Riverside Fire Department crews rushed out to 3020 East La Cadena St. to find a building engulfed in flames.READ MORE: LAPD Officers Shoot Person Suspected In Reported Assault In Pico-Union
The flames were so strong that crews were unable to enter the building and were forced to take a defensive position, the fire department said. Sometime during the firefight, the building collapsed.READ MORE: Newsom: California Employees, Healthcare Workers Must Show Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination Or Test Weekly
There were no injuries.
The building was being used to house tires for the nearby Eagle Road Service & Tire shop. The fire also knocked out power to eight nearby homes.MORE NEWS: Woman Killed, Man Injured In Huntington Beach Hit-And-Run; Suspect Arrested
The cause of the blaze is under investigation. Firefighters remained on scene for at least four hours clearing away the debris.