MURRIETA: Alleged arsonist with long arrest history apprehended after starting fire

MURRIETA: Alleged arsonist with long arrest history apprehended after starting fire

MURRIETA — Police officials have announced the arrest of a Murrieta resident suspected of setting at least one field ablaze in Murrieta. Murrieta police officers made the arrest after witnesses reportedly saw the suspect start a brush fire in the area of Hayes Avenue and Kalmia Street in Murrieta, Monday, May 22. After an investigation, authorities […]

MENIFEE: Family of four displaced after fire destroys home

MENIFEE: Family of four displaced after fire destroys home

MENIFEE – Three adults and a juvenile were displaced by an early morning fire that destroyed a Menifee mobile home Tuesday, May 15. The home where the devastating blaze erupted is on the 33400 block of Lindenberger Road in Menifee. Cal Fire/Riverside County Firefighters, Riverside County sheriff’s deputies and American Medical Response medics responded to the blaze about 3:43 […]

MENIFEE: Firefighters knock down Menifee business blaze

MENIFEE: Firefighters knock down Menifee business blaze

MENIFEE – More than two dozen firefighters spent about one and one half hours knocking down a structure fire involving several vehicles, structures and outbuildings at a local business Sunday morning, April 23. The blaze broke out at the Menifee Collision Center in the 27700 block of Jackson Street in Menifee. Twenty-seven firefighters from six engine companies and […]

WOODCREST: Man critically injured after catching fire, burned across 100% of his body

WOODCREST: Man critically injured after catching fire, burned across 100% of his body

WOODCREST – Details are still emerging after a man was critically injured when he reportedly caught fire in a backyard Friday, April 21. The fire was reported on the 14000 block of Martin Place, west of Van Buren Boulevard, in Woodcrest. The victim, who has not been identified, was transported by American Medical Response ground ambulance to […]

MORENO VALLEY: Employee injured, shoppers scramble to safety during Wal-Mart fire

MORENO VALLEY: Employee injured, shoppers scramble to safety during Wal-Mart fire

MORENO VALLEY – An employee was injured when a fire erupted inside a busy Moreno Valley Wal-Mart Saturday morning, April 8. The store is in the 12700 block of Moreno Beach Drive in Moreno Valley. The fire, which reportedly began in the clothing section of the store, sent some shoppers scrambling out of the business. […]

PERRIS: One injured in residential blaze that displaced family of 3

PERRIS: One injured in residential blaze that displaced family of 3

PERRIS – One person sustained minor injuries and a home was badly damaged in an April 4 residential structure fire. Nearly two dozen firefighters battled the blaze, which left the home uninhabitable and displaced a family of three. American Medical Response medics treated one victim at the scene for minor smoke inhalation. The victim declined […]

UPDATED: CANYON LAKE: Local man arrested, charged with starting blaze that displaced family of four and killed family’s dog

UPDATED: CANYON LAKE: Local man arrested, charged with starting blaze that displaced family of four and killed family’s dog

UPDATE: April 5, 11:49 p.m.   CANYON LAKE – Officials have announced the arrest of a man they allege started an April 4 fire at a Canyon Lake residence. A family of four was displaced and their pet dog died during the blaze that destroyed their home in the in the 23000 block of Canyon Lake Drive […]