CORONA (CNS) - A wildfire that erupted on a mountainside in the Cleveland National Forest just south of Corona has burned 45 acres and was 50% contained Friday morning.
``The change in acreage is due to updated mapping,'' the Riverside County Fire Department tweeted about 8:10 a.m. ``Firefighters will remain on scene for mop up.''
The non-injury ``Skyline Fire'' was reported about 4:40 p.m. Thursday along the Skyline Trail, less than a mile west of Foothill Parkway, well inside the forest, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
The agency said a full-scale deployment was ordered, with crews from Riverside County, Corona, the U.S. Forest Service and Orange County Fire Authority converging on the location. Nearly 300 personnel and two water-dropping aircraft were deployed.