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Prado Dam fire spreads to 300 acres; evacuation order lifted
Prado Dam fire spreads to 300 acres; evacuation order lifted

A fast-moving brush fire continued to burn Sunday at the Prado Dam near Corona, but the evacuation order covering 300 nearby homes was lifted, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. As of Saturday night, the fire had burned approximately 300 acres and was 15% contained, fire officials said. Helicopter teams attempting to survey the fire Sunday were thwarted by a thick cloud of smoke that obscured views of the fire and made flying conditions dangerous. "There's so much smoke sitting in there," said Cal Fire Capt. Mike Mohler. "We're just waiting for it to clear so we can send the helicopters back up.  No injuries have been...

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