Is there a brush fire in Riverside?

Is there a brush fire in Riverside?

Firefighters are battling a brush fire that has sparked in Riverside Saturday, bringing smoke across San Diego County. The fire, named the Chaparral fire, is now at 1,500 acres and 13% contained, Cal Fire San Diego reported. Cal Fire Riverside said the fire was 1,200 acres and 0% contained Saturday night.

Where is Riverside fire?

Basic Information

Current as of 12/3/2020, 3:45:48 PM
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Human
Date of Origin Tuesday September 08th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Location 1/2 Mile SE of Estacada, Oregon

Is there a fire in Banning?

A brush fire that erupted on Wednesday in a field near a campground and school in Banning has been 90% contained, Cal Fire said Thursday night. The fire has scorched about 160 acres, injuring one firefighter and prompting evacuations and the closure of Highway 243 as crews worked to encircle the blaze.

What fire is near Temecula?

A thick plume of smoke from the Chaparral fire, as it was dubbed, could be seen throughout south Orange County and south Riverside County communities such as Murrieta and Temecula, as well as in north San Diego County.

What’s the air quality in Riverside?

What is the current air quality in Riverside?

Air pollution level Air quality index Main pollutant
Good 6 US AQI PM2.5

Who caused the Riverside fire?

Officials listed the Riverside Fire as “human-caused” on the Incident Information System. “There are only two causes of natural fire: lightning and volcanic activity,” explained Krake. “Because neither was occurring, it was concluded it was human-caused.”

Is Riverside fire still burning?

Officials say it’s not a new fire, but last year’s Riverside Fire — still burning. The Riverside Fire, which first sparked around Labor Day last year in Clackamas County and grew to more than 100,000 acres, was one of the state’s largest fires in 2020.

Where is the fire in Banning California?

1 County

Last Updated 08/28/21 9:51 AM
Date Contained 08/28/21 9:24AM
Location Information South San Gorgonio Ave and 4th street, Banning
Lat/Long [33.918089, -116.877776]
Administrative Unit CAL FIRE Riverside Unit

How close is the chaparral fire to Temecula?

The fire is near Cold Springs Road and Tenaja Road in the community of La Cresta. It is just north of Camp Pendleton, 10 miles west of Temecula, and 12 miles east of San Clemente.

Why is Riverside air quality so bad?

In Riverside, pollutants (often called smog, May Gray or June Gloom) and pollen can cause bad air quality. Sunlight and lack of wind can trap pollutants in an area, causing health effects to worsen.

Does Riverside have good air quality?

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Riverside area is 55 (100=best). The US average is 58.