By CBSLA Staff

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) –  A brush fire in the Jurupa Valley that started around 11 a.m. and has now burned close to 200-acres after a second blaze erupted from the first one.

According to the Riverside County Fire Department, the main blaze started in the area of Jurupa Avenue and Van Buren Boulevard, less than a mile from the Riverside Municipal Airport. The combination of flames and windy conditions threatened homes and trigged evacuation orders

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Mandatory evacuation orders are in place for people living south of Limonite Avenue to the river bottom, east of Downey Street and now west of Avenue Juan Diaz.

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Orders for those west of Van Buren Boulevard have been downgraded to evacuation warnings.

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Two water-dropping helicopters and more than 166 firefighters worked to extinguish the flames.