RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — Embers from a river-bottom fire in Riverside threatened nearby structures and prompted evacuation orders Wednesday.
Riverside Fire Department was working the river-bottom fire in the area of Indian Hill Road and Ladera Lane in downtown Riverside.READ MORE: Rain Falls Across Southland, Sparks Risk Of Flash Flooding In Burn Areas
The 30-acre fire was zero percent contained as of 3 p.m.
Evacuations were ordered for:READ MORE: Shooting, Crash Shuts Down 60 Freeway In Pomona
- Indian Hill Road
- Ladera Lane
- Beacon Way
An evacuation center was opened at the Dales Community Center, 3936 Chestnut St.
Embers were reported to be landing near an adjacent neighborhood.MORE NEWS: Woman Goes Missing In Water Near Santa Monica Pier
There was no initial report of what caused the fire.