HEMET – A minor vegetation fire quickly became a major city emergency Friday Sept. 30 when a small brush fire turned into a roaring blaze that took several hours to bring under control. The fire eventually destroyed a recreational vehicle as well as several trailers and structures on the property. The fire was first reported at […]
Two adults were displaced from their Temecula-area home today by a garage fire, authorities said.
MURRIETA – A vehicle fire along the northbound lanes of the I-15 freeway, just south of California Oaks Road this afternoon slowed mid-day motorists as fire crews worked to extinguish first the vehicle fire and then a small brush fire caused by the car fire. The incident was first reported to California Highway Patrol officials at 12:42 p.m. […]
Firefighters battled a fire Sept. 3 at an abandoned building in Banning.
Dry, windy conditions are expected in Riverside County’s mountains and deserts this holiday weekend and will likely raise the risk for wildfires.
Nearly 200 firefighters are battling a 40-acre brush fire in Lakeland Village along the west side of Lake Elsinore near the Ortega Highway. 185 firefighters, from 21 engine companies, along with two helicopters, six air tankers, three water tenders and one bulldozer were helping to fight the vegetation fire. The fire was being fought with […]
Cajon Pass – Six firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire became entrapped by wildfire today, August 16. The firefighters were defending homes and assisting with residential evacuations in the Swarthout Canyon area west of the Cajon Pass, according to San Bernardino County Fire Public Information Officer Tracey Martinez. The six firefighters were part of two […]
A firefighter was hospitalized today, Aug. 14, after suffering non-life-threatening injuries while battling a fire in Banning.
MURRIETA – Murrieta Firefighters extinguished a small brush fire in a creek bottom near Lincoln Avenue behind Murrieta Ranch Preschool Saturday, July 30, according to a fire official. Four engines, one truck, one water tender, and a command vehicle responded to the fire just after 5:00 p.m. When fire crews arrived, they made access through the […]
MURRIETA – Firefighters and other emergency first responders were dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 23000 block of Robert Court Friday, August 5. The fire was reported just after 11:00 a.m. Fourteen City of Murrieta firefighters responded to the fire with assistance from four Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters After the fire was extinguished, firefighters […]