Wildfire Burning in Riverside County

March 2, 2009 6:11:39 PM PST
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that's burning in Riverside County. The fire started just after one o'clock, and quickly spread to seventy acres. Fire officials say it has not burned any homes at this time, but are worried the tough terrain could make it difficult to contain.

More than 250 firefighters are trying to stop the flames. Smoke from the fire could be seen across Riverside, Orange, and Northern San Diego Counties.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time. We'll keep you posted on the firefighting efforts throughout the evening.

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