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: 'Supercharge' Storm Expected To Bring Heavy Rainfall To Southland
The 30-acre fire was zero percent contained as of 3 p.m.
Evacuations were ordered for:
- 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: Sea Of Pink With Message Of Hope Brings Thousands To Costa Mesa For 'Making Strides' Walk
There was no initial report of what caused the fire.