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 […]

MORENO VALLEY: Three firefighters hospitalized after investigating carbon monoxide leak

MORENO VALLEY: Three firefighters hospitalized after investigating carbon monoxide leak

MORENO VALLEY – Three firefighters were hospitalized with carbon monoxide exposure after investigating reports of a carbon monoxide leak during an early-morning emergency Sunday, April 23. The incident happened at an apartment in the Tuscany Hills Apartments, on the 21000 block of Box Springs Road in Moreno Valley. Ten firefighters from two engine companies responded to the […]

TEMECULA: Two deputies hospitalized after two-vehicle wreck

TEMECULA: Two deputies hospitalized after two-vehicle wreck

TEMECULA – Two Riverside County sheriff’s deputies and another driver suffered minor injuries when they were involved in a two-vehicle traffic collision Friday, April 21. The accident, that sent both deputies to the hospital with unspecified injuries, happened at the intersection of Margarita Road and Temecula Parkway in Temecula about 3:20 p.m. The two vehicles, described as […]

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. […]

TEMECULA: Hiker airlifted after suffering major injuries

TEMECULA: Hiker airlifted after suffering major injuries

TEMECULA – A woman was seriously injured while hiking in an area known as “Bum River” or “Bum Creek” Saturday, March 18. The area – which is in the hills just west of Temecula Parkway and Old Town Front Street – is part of the Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve. The victim was airlifted from the […]

MURRIETA: Fight investigation leaves detective injured, two juveniles arrested

MURRIETA: Fight investigation leaves detective injured, two juveniles arrested

MURRIETA – An investigation into a reported dispute over a marijuana deal led to a Murrieta Police detective being injured on Friday, Dec. 18. The incident also led to the arrest of two juveniles for various charges related to resisting arrest and the injury of the detective. At approximately 12:20 p.m., the Murrieta PD dispatch […]

Car crash kills one, injures two

ANZA  – One person was killed and two others injured on the Palms To Pines Highway near Anza, fire officials said today. The crash was at 6:55 p.m. Saturday on Highway 74 near mile post 74 and the Paradise Cafe. Three fire engine companies arrived at the scene and cut out the two passengers and driver from the […]