Corona Brush Fire Spreads to 30 Acres; Evacuations Canceled

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A brush fire in Corona had spread to 30 acres and and was 25 percent contain Wednesday night, but was no longer threatening structures, a Corona Fire Department official said.

The blaze broke out on the Auburndale riverbed and was burning near the intersection of Rincon and Auburndale streets (map), said Terrie Rubio, spokeswoman for the department.

No injuries were immediately reported.

Homes were evacuated on Fallbrook Drive, Kevin Circle and Queensdale Circle, according to a tweet from the city of Corona.

By 9 p.m. all evacuations were canceled and residents were being allowed to return to their homes, fire officials stated.

At the height of the blaze, 30 fire engines, including some from Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service, were at the scene, the Corona Fire Department said. 30 Acres, 25% contained. No structures threatened. Evacuations have been lifted. Repopulation of homes in progress.

KTLA’s Kennedy Ryan contributed to this story.