RIVERSIDE: Old Indiana’s Chicken & Ribs Restaurant Fire

Early Wednesday morning, July 10, 2019, the City of Riverside Fire Department responded to multiple reports of a commercial structure fire. The fire was reported around 12:06am on Indiana Avenue just west of Van Buren Blvd. at the old Indiana’s Chicken & Ribs restaurant. The first arriving engine company reported smoke and fire coming from the roof of the single story commercial building. Firefighters immediately started an aggressive fire attack however, were hampered by the boarded up doors and the chain link fence around the building. An hour after receiving the initial 911 call, Firefighters were still working to extinguish the blaze. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire has yet to be determined.