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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Highway (CONTAINED) Type of Incident: Commercial Vehicle Fire
Incident Address: Westbound Intertate 10 West of the Whitewater Rest Area Incident Number: CA-RRU-120896
Community: Whitewater Date Reported: 10/25/2015
Time Reported: 3:28 AM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time: 10/25/2015 4:32 AM
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Evacuation Comments:

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
UPDATE 4:35 a.m.: Fire contained. Resources committed approximately two hours.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters are on scene of a commercial vehicle fire west of the Whitwater Rest Area. The first arriving engine company reported the cab of a semi truck hauling produce fully involved and included a diesel fuel leak. The Riverside County Fire Department Hazardous Materials team and County Environmental Health Officials are also en route. No injuries reported. Please check the CHP website for updates on lane closures at

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 18 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: No Engine Companies: 4 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 1 Water Tenders: 0
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 0
Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: Breathing Support Unit, Riverside County Fire Department Hazardous Materials Team, Riverside County Fire Department Hazardous Materials Support Unit,

Cooperating Agencies

CAL FIRE/Riverside, California Highway Patrol – Indio, Riverside County Environmental Health, Riverside County Fire Department,
Prepared By: Jody Hagemann Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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