Fire burns 490 acres in Riverside County

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A brush fire began burning near the Juniper Flats community in Riverside Saturday evening.

Officials with Cal Fire Riverside said the fire began burning around 5:50 p.m. along the 21000 block of Horseshoe Trail.

The fire spread quickly and had burned 100 acres by 8:40 p.m. One day later, the fire had burned 490 acres and was 20% contained.

Evacuation orders were issued for Mayberry in the San Jacinto area near Cottonwood Avenue and Warren Road. A care center was set up at Tahquitz High School in nearby Hemet. All evacuation orders had been lifted by Sunday evening.

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