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Airport fire north of Corona is declared 100% contained

The Airport brush fire north of Corona has been completely contained, Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department said Saturday, Dec. 12.

Containment is the percentage of the fire area where crews have built a line that they believe will not allow the flames to escape.

The fire burned 1,087 acres. No buildings were reported damaged. The cause remains under investigation.

The fire started Dec. 1 in the Prado Reservoir area on the border of Riverside and San Bernardino counties. It prompted evacuations and the temporary closure of Corona Municipal Airport and a portion of the 71 Freeway.

Source: Orange County Register

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