UPDATE: Thursday, Dec. 7, 10:30 p.m. All Temecula Valley Unified School District schools will also be closed Friday because of air quality concerns. “A decision has been made to close all TVUSD schools tomorrow,” a district statment says. “The closure pertains to all TVUSD employees and department staff as well. After consultation with Temecula Fire regarding […]
A van caught fire on top of a tow truck on the 215 Freeway on the Murrieta-Menifee border Sunday evening, Dec. 3, and heavy flames and smoke were highly visible. The incident was reported about 8:15 p.m. on the northbound 215 just north of Scott Road, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log. A […]
A fire that broke out Monday inside a Temecula storage facility damaged multiple units before it was stopped, causing an estimated $300,000 in property losses. The non-injury blaze was reported about 3 a.m. at a self-storage complex in the 42000 block of Lyndie Lane, just off of Rancho California Road, according to the Riverside County […]
Two people were found dead early Wednesday, Nov. 22, after firefighters responded to a motorhome in Winchester that was partially engulfed in flames. The incident was reported shortly after 6 a.m. in the 31000 block of Olive Avenue, according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire news release. Firefighters had been responding to a report of […]
A small fire in the walk-in cooler of a popular restaurant in Old Town Temecula has prompted the restaurant to close for the time being, a family member of the owner said. The fire happened at Penfold’s Cafe & Bakery shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, and was out a little more than a […]
A family was displaced by a fire Friday night that damaged their two-story home in Temecula. The non-injury fire was reported at 9:11 p.m. in the 42000 block of Villa Terrace Court and put out by 25 firefighters in 26 minutes, according to April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. The American Red Cross […]
A 350-acre brush fire burning in heavy fuels in the Cleveland National Forest near Wildomar Thursday was started when an 18-year-old Ladera Ranch man lost control of his off-road motorcycle and crashed into a tree, ultimately sparking the blaze, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.