TEMECULA: Family of 5 displaced after home destroyed by fire

TEMECULA: Family of 5 displaced after home destroyed by fire

TEMECULA – A family of five was displaced after their home was destroyed by fire Friday, Dec. 23. The fire happened in the 27500 block of Nellie Court in Temecula. Nellie Court is located northeast of Margarita Road and east of Winchester Road. Firefighters responded to the residential structure fire after deputies from the Riverside County […]

PERRIS: Three injured in early-morning residential fire

PERRIS: Three injured in early-morning residential fire

PERRIS – Three people were hospitalized in an early-morning, residential structure fire that destroyed a home after multiple oxygen tanks exploded Tuesday, Dec. 19. The fire happened in the 500 block of Cherry Vista Drive in Perris. Two victims sustained major injuries and a third suffered moderate injuries, all related to smoke inhalation, according to fire officials. […]

Stone Creek vegetation management prescribed fire project for San Jacinto State Park

Stone Creek vegetation management prescribed fire project for San Jacinto State Park

PINE COVE, CA – CAL FIRE (The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) in cooperation with California State Parks will be conducting a prescribed burn consisting of brush and slash piles in the Mount San Jacinto State Park off Highway 243. The project will begin on Tuesday, Dec. 12 and continue throughout the week, weather […]

HEMET: Neighborhood rocked by RV blaze, reports of explosions

HEMET: Neighborhood rocked by RV blaze, reports of explosions

HEMET – A recreational vehicle fire and multiple reports of explosions caused a flood of citizens to call 911 to report the blaze Saturday, Dec. 11. The fire, which was contained primarily to the RV parked on the east side of AWF Performance Smog and Auto Repair, was reported to City of Hemet Emergency dispatchers about […]

SAN JACINTO: Downtown blaze displaces family

SAN JACINTO: Downtown blaze displaces family

SAN JACINTO – A Victorian-style, multi-family residence was damaged by an early-morning fire Sunday, Nov. 27. The blaze was reported about 12:15 a.m., at a set of three older buildings at 304 E. Main Street near S. Jordan Avenue in San Jacinto. While the fire burned, flames could be seen shooting from the roof and the top […]

TEMECULA: One injured, two rooms damaged in hotel fire

TEMECULA: One injured, two rooms damaged in hotel fire

TEMECULA – Two rooms were damaged and one victim suffered minor injuries after a mattress caught fire at a hotel Friday, Nov. 25. The fire happened at the Quality Inn located in the 27000 block of Jefferson Avenue, north of Winchester Road in Temecula. The victim, who has not been identified, was treated at the […]

HEMET – Fire destroys horse barn on Cedar Avenue

HEMET – Fire destroys horse barn on Cedar Avenue

HEMET – A a barn filled with horses and at least one outbuilding were destroyed when a fire broke out at a residence in the 43000 block of Cedar Avenue Friday, Nov. 18. The property where the blaze occurred is south of the Mountain View Mobile Home Park and located between Cedar Avenue, Ramona Expressway, and Mountain Avenue in […]

MURRIETA: Vehicle fire temporarily shuts down northbound I-215

MURRIETA: Vehicle fire temporarily shuts down northbound I-215

MURRIETA – A pickup truck that burst into flames on I-215 forced the temporary closure of the northbound lanes of traffic south of Clinton Keith Road in Murrieta Monday, Nov. 14. A SigAlert that was issued by California Highway Patrol at 3:25 p.m., was lifted just over 30 minutes later, shortly before 4 p.m. However, traffic […]

SAN JACINTO: Cottonwood Estates mobile home destroyed by blaze

SAN JACINTO: Cottonwood Estates mobile home destroyed by blaze

SAN JACINTO – A mobile home blaze destroyed a single-family residence in the 300 block of Potrero Street in San Jacinto Sunday, Nov. 13. The fire was reported at 6:37 p.m., at the Cottonwood Estates, a 55+ community. The home that burned was located on the southeast corner of Potrero Street and Deanza Drive. Three residents […]

HEMET: Courtyard Apartments evacuated due to palm tree fires

HEMET: Courtyard Apartments evacuated due to palm tree fires

HEMET – Numerous residents have been evacuated from the Columbia Courtyard Apartments and Columbia Street has been closed between E. Devonshire and E. Florida Avenues after several palm trees were reportedly set ablaze by an unknown man Sunday, Nov. 13. The apartments that were evacuated are located at 157 Columbia Street in Hemet. Calls began flooding into City […]