RIVERSIDE: Small Vegetation Fire Behind New Apartments

On Wednesday night, July 24, 2019 the City of Riverside Fire Department responded to reports of a vegetation fire behind the Core Apartments.The fire was reported around 9:16pm in the area of the 215 Freeway and Box Springs. The first arriving engine company reported roughly 1/4 acre burning in light, flashy fuels at the dead end of River Crest Drive, directly behind the new Core Apartments. Firefighters were able to quickly contain and extinguish the fire. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire wasn’t immediately known.