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A 110-acre brush fire that prompted evacuations in Jurupa Valley over the weekend was 98% contained Wednesday and expected to be completely encircled by Wednesday evening.

The non-injury Union Fire erupted at about 3:50 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Candle Light Drive and Indian Camp Road, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

At its height, 15 engine crews and two hand crews — numbering nearly 100 personnel — from the county and surrounding fire agencies were working to contain the brusher.

Cal Fire aircraft were also called in to make runs on the blaze, which approached homes in the area of Limonite Avenue and Riverview Drive, as well as Avenue Juan Diaz and Maverick Lane.

Residents were ordered to evacuate the locations until about 10 p.m. Saturday, after which the orders were lifted.

No homes were damaged.

Crews were making steady progress Wednesday morning strengthening containment lines around the brusher, which has been stalled since Sunday, according to the fire department.

Full containment was anticipated by nightfall.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

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