CORONA (CBSLA) — Fire crews Thursday evening were battling a brush fire that broke out southwest of Corona at Skyline Drive and Foothill Parkway in the Cleveland National Forest earlier in the afternoon.
According to CalFire, the first arriving engine company reported that approximately 10-15 acres of vegetation was burning at a moderate rate of spread. As of 7:30, the fire had grown to 25 acres.
By 9:15 p.m., all evacuation orders were lifted as the fire grew to 51 acres and was 40% contained.
#SkylineFIRE [UPDATE] @ 9:15 p.m. All evacuations have been lifted. Please use caution when returning to the area.
The next update will be Friday, August 14th after 8 a.m. unless significant fire activity occurs. @CoronaFireDept
— CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department (@CALFIRERRU) August 14, 2020
Firefighters from CalFire/Riverside County, Corona and Cleveland National Forest were responded to the incident. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage to structures reported.
The cause of the fire was still under investigation.
The Skyline Fire was just one of three wildfires in Southern California fire crews were battling Thursday.