LAKE ELSINORE: Officials responding to reported vegetation fire near Ortega Hwy

LAKE ELSINORE: Officials responding to reported vegetation fire near Ortega Hwy

LAKE ELSINORE — Fire and law enforcement officials are responding to reports of a vegetation fire, reportedly seen moving up the mountain from the bottom of the hill, off the Ortega Highway in Lake Elsinore. The wild-land fire was first reported to California Highway Patrol just after 3 p.m., triggering numerous agencies responses to the […]

SAN JACINTO: Firefighters extinguish blaze that charred 27 acres and sent firefighter to hospital

SAN JACINTO: Firefighters extinguish blaze that charred 27 acres and sent firefighter to hospital

UPDATED: June 3, 7:30 p.m. SAN JACINTO — Firefighters have contained a vegetation blaze that burned for about nine hours and charred nearly 30 acres near Soboba Road in an unincorporated area of San Jacinto. Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Public Information Officer Tawny Cabral updated that the fire had been contained shortly before 9 p.m. Officials have […]

PERRIS: Citizens credited with extinguishing car blaze after fiery, head-on wreck

PERRIS: Citizens credited with extinguishing car blaze after fiery, head-on wreck

PERRIS — Sheriff’s officials are lauding citizens who reportedly used garden water hoses to extinguish a vehicle fire after a two-vehicle, head-on wreck that sent three people to the hospital, Thursday, May 25, Officials later identified Edgar Mejia Quinones, of Perris, as the driver who reportedly caused the collision. Quinones is suspected of having been under the influence […]

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 […]

HEMET: Firefighter hospitalized while battling “swift moving” vegetation blaze

HEMET: Firefighter hospitalized while battling “swift moving” vegetation blaze

HEMET – A small but “swift moving” vegetation fire kept firefighters busy and sent one firefighter to an area hospital this afternoon, Saturday, May 20. The blaze erupted in a large vacant field southwest of the intersection of Kirby Street and Acacia Avenue in Hemet. Although there were no initially reported injuries, shortly after 1:30 […]

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 […]

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