Fire breaks out at Lake Elsinore strip mall

Firefighters battle a blaze Friday night at a strip mall on Collier Avenue in Lake Elsinore. Valley News/Ryan Ponitz photo
A fire broke out at a Lake Elsinore strip mall Friday evening. The blaze was reported a little before 8:45 p.m. at a seven-unit commercial center on Collier Avenue north of Chaney Street, Cal Fire Riverside said in a tweet. Firefighters had contained the blaze by 10 p.m., Cal Fire Riverside later tweeted. There was no word on the cause of the fire. Will Fritz can be reached by email at
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