Firefighters battle brush fire that has scorched 160 acres near Corona
Firefighters in Riverside County on Thursday night were battling a 160-acre brush fire that was about 50% contained, officials said.
The blaze was in a canyon near the Trilogy Golf Course south of Corona after breaking out shortly before 12:30 p.m., according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
Earlier in the day, about 280 firefighters were battling the blaze on the ground.
Ground crews were assisted by three water-dropping helicopters and four aerial tankers, officials said.
No structures were threatened, and no injuries were reported. The cause was under investigation.
-- Robert J. Lopez
Photo: Fire crews hike toward blaze. Credit: Riverside County Fire Department