Fire in Sycamore Canyon; some evacuations have been ordered; no structures burned
Moreno Valley Matters was one of the first on the scene. Page owner Debra Craig, was traveling on Central, to the Canyon Crest Shopping Center. As she drove by the Nature Center at Sycamore Canyon, she noticed the flames and video taped them before any fire personnel had arrived. She later got additional footage as the fire progressed. Many, many readers have in photos and videos of the Sycamore Canyon Fire. We will share a couple here. But please check out our Facebook or Instagram page to see more.
Sycamore Incident Update:
Roughly 100 acres, 22 units, 10 City engines, 12 County engines, 1 helo from County. Mandatory evacuations are in place for south of Lochmoor, between Central Ave. and Bannock Drive.
Updates to follow.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park Area
Due to a vegetation fire in the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park the following roads will be closed to ALL TRAFFIC.
• Central Ave. from Canyon Crest Dr. to Lochmoor Dr.
• Lochmoor Dr. from Central Ave. to Fair Isle Dr.
Please avoid this area while the Riverside Fire Department works to get it resolved. Thank you.