Fire destroys 14 businesses at two-story Moreno Valley strip mall

MORENO VALLEY (CNS) - Firefighters knocked down a stubborn, three-alarm structure fire Saturday, Jan. 2  that caused a partial collapse of a two-story Moreno Valley strip mall and destroyed 14 out of the 17 businesses there. The fire was reported at 11:35 p.m. Friday in the mall at Indian Street and Sunnymead Boulevard, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. A third alarm was called at 11:58 p.m. due to intense fire conditions and the size of the building. Riverside city and Corona fire departments sent units to assist the county in fighting the blaze, officials said. A total of 75 firefighters were on the scene. At 12:08 a.m. Saturday, firefighters reported about one-fourth of the structure had collapsed but that all firefighters were accounted for. The fire was under co
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