An investigation is underway today at Camp Pendleton, where an amphibious landing vehicle caught fire during a training exercise, injuring 15 Marines, five critically.
A fire broke out at Lake Elsinore’s historic Machado House Saturday, Sept. 2, causing $150,000 in damage to the 159-year-old structure.
BANNING – A brush fire that broke out on the northeast edge of Banning and blackened roughly 540 acres as it burned toward the Morongo Indian Reservation was 40 percent contained today. The non-injury blaze was reported shortly before 4 p.m. Monday in the 10000 block of Mias Canyon Road, near Bluff Street. It was […]
DESERT HOT SPRINGS – A Desert Hot Springs house fire that broke out today revealed an illegal marijuana grow on the property, with more than 700 plants valued at an estimated $1 million uncovered by police. The non-injury blaze was reported about 5:45 a.m. at a home in the 65300 block of Osprey Lane, said […]
PERRIS – A fire damaged a dock house on the shore of Lake Perris today, but no injuries were reported. The blaze was reported about 11:45 a.m. in the 17000 block of Lake Perris Drive, near Via Del Lago, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Three engine crews and a truck company, numbering 14 […]
INDIO – A resident of an Indio mobile home park was hospitalized with severe burns today resulting from a fire that spread to five neighboring units and four vehicles before crews were able to douse the flames. There was no immediate word on the cause of the blaze, which was reported at 6:46 a.m. at […]
INDIO – Two people sustained burn injuries today in a gas explosion that sparked an apartment fire. The explosion and fire were reported about 3:30 p.m. in the 44000 block of King Street, said April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. Firefighters were dispatched on a call of a gas odor coming from an […]
AGUANGA – A 45-acre blaze that broke out in Aguanga this afternoon drew more than 175 firefighters from three counties, but the brush fire did not immediately threaten any structures. The fire broke out for unknown reasons at 2:14 p.m. in the 38000 block of Reed Valley Road, said April Newman of the Riverside County […]
CANYON LAKE – It took 21 firefighters about 30 minutes Saturday to put out a blaze in the attic of a Canyon Lake home, authorities said. It was reported at 6:58 p.m. in a 3,000 sq. ft. home in the 30500 block of Pauma Place, said Jody Hagemann of the Riverside County Fire Department. Flames […]
FRENCH VALLEY – A fire damaged a French Valley home today, displacing a family of six. The non-injury blaze was reported about 7:35 a.m. in the 38000 block of Tranquila Avenue, near Encanto Road, just east of Murrieta, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. About 20 firefighters arrived to find flames raging in the […]