RIVERSIDE: 10 Acre Brush Fire on Mount Rubidoux

At approximately 1:19 PM on June 8, 2019 Riverside City Fire along with CalFire Riverside and San Bernardino County fire were dispatched to a vegitation fire on Mount Rubidoux on mission Blvd and Crestmore Rd. In the city of Riverside.
Units arrived on scene and noticed fire coming from the hillside in heavy brush. At this time the Riverside Police Helicopter was overhead making announcements on there P.A. informing hikers they needed to evacuate from the hiking trails.
Firefighters made a fast and hard attack with hand crews and hoses to keep the fire from burning out of control.
The fire burned about 10 acres and Mt. Rubidoux and the river bottom. There were no injuries and no structures threatened.