Firefighters were battling two 40-acre wildfires in Jurupa Valley Saturday and a mandatory evacuation order has been issued by officials.
The first fire was reported at 3:49 p.m. near Indian Camp Road and Candle Light Drive in the river bottom, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
The second fire was spotted at 5:22 p.m. at Clay Street and General Road, according to Cal Fire Riverside and Riverside County Fire Department. It has 0% containment.
As of 5:54 p.m., a mandatory evacuation order was issued for residents south of Limonite Avenue, north of Riverview Drive, east of Avenue Juan Diaz and west of Maverick Lane, Cal Fire Riverside reported.
A reception and care center has now opened at Patriot High School located at 4355 Camino Real, fire officials said
What started the fires remained under investigation.