Blaze in Jurupa Valley Threatens Homes and Prompts Closure of Van Buren Boulevard

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A occurrence broke retired Thursday adjacent a Jurupa Valley intersection, scorching 2 acres and threatening aggregate homes aft it jumped a four-lane road. 

The blaze was reported astatine 2:20 p.m. on Van Buren Boulevard northbound of Jurupa Avenue adjacent the Santa Ana River bottom, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. 

The bureau said aggregate motor crews were sent to the determination and encountered flames moving astatine a mean complaint done dense vegetation. 

Flames jumped Van Buren, threatening astatine slightest 5 homes southbound of Limonite Avenue, according to reports from the scene. 

Sheriff's deputies partially closed Van Buren for nationalist safety. 

Two Cal Fire water-dropping helicopters were requested to marque runs connected the brusher, and unit from the Corona and Riverside Fire Departments were besides dispatched, officials said. There was nary contiguous connection connected what triggered the fire.

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