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  • Incident Statistics

    Statistics for the week of 4/25/2016 to 5/1/2016

    Fire:235

    Medical Emergency:2,525

    Haz Mats/FMS:48

    Misc:142

    2016 YTD Total: 53,492

    2015 YTD Total: 50,147

    As of May 1, 2016, Riverside County incidents have increased 6.67% from last year.

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Riverside County Fire Department News

  • Bark Beetles and Wildfire

    Trees in rural neighborhoods are dying. Victims of tiny invaders called Bark Beetles. Drought stricken trees are extremely vulnerable. Unable to produce enough sap or pitch, these burrowing insects make their homes under bark-eventually killing the tree.

  • Operational, Standards of Cover, and Contract Fee Analysis

    The Tri Data Report for the Riverside County Fire Department

  • DSI Forestry Aide

    The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is recruiting to fill approximately 150 temporary Defensible Space Inspector (Forestry Aide) positions on a statewide basis.

  • Flood Channel Safety

    Flood channels can create dangerous situations. Water can move as fast as 45 mph through channels. Falling in can be fatal. If you see someone fall in or playing in or around a flood channel-stay back and call 9-1-1.

  • Suspension on Open Burning Lifted

    CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Chief John R. Hawkins will lift the suspension of open burning Effective at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 7, 2015, for all local and state responsibility area within Riverside County.

  • Riverside County Fire Chief Re-Opens Hiking Areas

    CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Chief, John R. Hawkins received approval to reopen seven hazardous fire areas thoughtout the region effective December 7, 2015

  • Updated Incidents
    • 111 (CONTAINED)

      Reported Date: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 10:40 PM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-54680
      Incident Location: 96700 Block Highway 111
      Type: Structure Fire
      Community: Mecca
      Details
    • Avenue 47

      Reported Date: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 5:40 PM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-54214
      Incident Location: Avenue 47 X Washington Street
      Type: Multiple Patient Traffic Collision
      Community: La Quinta
      Details
    • Homeland (CONTAINED)

      Reported Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016 8:01 PM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-52999
      Cause: Under Investigation
      Incident Location: 31400 Block Highway 74/Homeland Avenue
      Type: Commercial Structure Fire - Second Alarm
      Community: Homeland
      Details
    • Highway

      Reported Date: Monday, May 02, 2016 2:20 AM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-53522
      Incident Location: Eastnound Interstate 10 at Highway 60 Interchange
      Type: Fatality Traffic Collision
      Community: Beaumont
      Details
    • Vista

      Reported Date: Sunday, May 01, 2016 8:14 AM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-53182
      Incident Location: Highway 74 near Vista Point
      Type: Traffic Collision - Vehicle over the Side
      Community: Pinyon
      Details
    • Kuder (CONTAINED)

      Reported Date: Sunday, May 01, 2016 7:53 AM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-53174
      Incident Location: 21500 Block Kuder Avenue
      Type: Travel Trailer Fire
      Community: Mead Valley
      Details
    • Palm (CONTAINED)

      Reported Date: Sunday, May 01, 2016 6:00 AM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-53152
      Incident Location: 12300 Block Palm Drive
      Type: Commercial Structure Fire
      Community: Desert Hot Springs
      Details
    • Oaktree (CONTAINED)

      Reported Date: Sunday, May 01, 2016 7:19 AM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-53168
      Incident Location: 100 Block of Oaktree Drive
      Type: Structure Fire
      Community: Perris
      Details
    • Scenic

      Reported Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016 7:25 PM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-52980
      Incident Location: Scenic View Drive / Keller Road
      Type: Medical Emergency-Remote Area Rescue
      Community: Menifee
      Details
    • 62

      Reported Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:21 PM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-53052
      Incident Location: Highway 62/ Buchanan Street
      Type: Traffic Collision-Fatality
      Community: Thermal
      Details
    • 1st (CONTAINED)

      Reported Date: Friday, April 29, 2016 3:12 PM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-52479
      Incident Location: 1100 Block of 1st Street
      Type: Structure Fire
      Community: Norco
      Details
    • Cahuilla

      Reported Date: Friday, April 29, 2016 2:51 PM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-52470
      Incident Location: 52600 Block Cahuilla Court
      Type: Medical Emergency - Drowning
      Community: La Quinta
      Details
    • Tin Mine

      Reported Date: Friday, April 29, 2016 2:29 PM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-52458
      Incident Location: Tin Mine Road Near La Sierra Avenue
      Type: Traffic Collision with Extrication
      Community: West of Lake Mathews
      Details
    • Sonora (CONTAINED)

      Reported Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016 8:07 PM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-52142
      Cause: Electrical
      Incident Location: 70100 Block Sonora Road
      Type: Structure Fire
      Community: Rancho Mirage
      Details
    • Cariso

      Reported Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016 3:54 PM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-52049
      Incident Location: Ortega Highway / El Cariso Road
      Type: Traffic Collision Vehicle Over the Side
      Community: El Cariso- West of Lake Elsinore
      Details
    • Dos Lagos

      Reported Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:26 AM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-51524
      Incident Location: Northbound Interstate 15 south of Dos Lagos Drive
      Type: Fatality Traffic Collision
      Community: Temescal Valley
      Details
    • Ruby (CONTAINED)

      Reported Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:03 PM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-51366
      Incident Location: 83000 block Ruby Avenue
      Type: Residential Structure Fire
      Community: Indio
      Details
    • Interstate

      Reported Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:16 AM
      Incident Number: CA-RRU-51093
      Incident Location: Northbound Interstate 15 at Ethanac Road
      Type: Traffic Collision with Extrication
      Community: Perris
      Details
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  • News Rlease Arson Arrest Made on Desert Fires

    CAL FIRE Investigators, with assistance from Palm Springs Police and Fire Department have arrested an individual for alledgedly starting multiple fires in the Coachella Valley.