House Fire With Injury / Riverside 5.18.20


RIVERSIDE – On Monday afternoon, May 18, 2020, the City of Riverside Fire Department responded to multiple reports of a residential structure fire in the City’s La Sierra area. The fire was reported around 2:25pm in the 5100 block of Bushnell Avenue. The first arriving engine company reported a single story, single family dwelling well involved with evacuations taking place. The fire quickly engulfed the home and spread to the surrounding vegetation. Winds in the area were fanning the flames threatening at least one neighboring home. A female resident suffered an unknown injury and was treated by paramedics. The house appears to be a total loss. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.