RIVERSIDE: Vegetation Fire

On Tuesday night June 19, 2018 the City of Riverside Fire Department responded to reports of a vegetation fire along the southbound 215 Freeway. The fire was reported around 11:00pm near the 215/91/60 interchange. The first arriving engine company reported vegetation on fire on W. La Cadena Dr. just south of Strong St. Firefighters were able to knock down the fire and contain it to less then 1/4 acre before it could spread to a near by residential property. The cause of the fire is unknown however, it may have been sparked by homeless in a homeless encampment. No injuries were reported.