A firefighter suffered a minor injury while battling a four-alarm fire raging through a vacant building in Corona, authorities said Tuesday morning.

The fire was reported about 6:20 p.m. Monday in the 1600 block of Magnolia Avenue, according to a Corona Fire Department dispatcher.

Firefighters were forced into defensive positions, pouring water on the flames from outside the structure as flames raged inside.

About 10:50 p.m. the Corona Fire Department tweeted that the fire was winding down and “neighboring resources who assisted on the incident have been released.” Crews from Corona, Riverside and Riverside County fire departments battled the fire.

Firefighters were ordered to remain at the scene to guard against flareups, Corona fire tweeted.

The injured firefighter suffered a minor burn and was taken to a hospital, the fire department said. It was unclear which department the firefighter works for.

The building was vacant when the fire broke out, according to KCAL9 in Los Angeles, which reported it has long been abandoned. The building was once occupied by a topless bar.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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