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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Mecca Type of Incident: Remote Area Rescue
Incident Address: In the desert near Sea View Way X Avenue 70 Incident Number: CA-RRU-143984
Community: Mecca Date Reported: 12/20/2015
Time Reported: 4:18 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 1  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time:
Air Ambulance: 1 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Evacuation Comments:

Current Situation

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CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to a report of a ATV accident in the desert near Sea View Way X Avenue 70 in Mecca. The first arriving engine company reported an adult male involved in an ATV accident. Firefighters used a 4x4 vehicle to transport the patient to an awaiting air ambulance. The patient was transported by Mercy Air18 to an area hospital with major injuries. For further information please contact the California Highway Patrol at www.chp.ca.gov.  

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 12 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: No Engine Companies: 3 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: 1  Ground: 1
Specialized Equipment: Medic Squad,

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, California Highway Patrol – Indio, Mercy Air Ambulance, Riverside County Fire Department,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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