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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Storage (4th Alarm) - CONTAINED Type of Incident: Multi-Alarm Commercial Structure Fire
Incident Address: 16300 Block of Perris Boulevard Incident Number: CA-RRU-66837
Community: Moreno Valley Date Reported: 7/2/2013
Time Reported: 9:48 AM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 6  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 4 Est. Containment Time: 7/2/2013 1:30 PM
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $620,000.00
Saved: $1,500,000.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Under Investigation Evacuation Comments:

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 110 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Engine Companies: 24 Air Tankers: 0 Air Attack: No
Truck Companies: 3 Fire Crews: 2 OES: No
Overhead Personnel: 7 Water Tenders: 0 American Red Cross: No
Fire Investigator: Yes Bulldozers: 0 Displaced Persons: No
RVC Medics: 0 Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 4
Specialized Equipment: Breathing Support Unit,

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
Update 5:30 p.m. - The fire damaged 60 of 341 units.  The loss was approximated at $620,000 with a save of $1.5 million. 
 
Update 2:34 p.m. - The Incident Commander reported three additional firefighters (a total of six) will be transported to an area hospital via ground ambulance with minor injuries.
 
Update 1:56 p.m. - Two additional firefighters (for a total of three) have been transported to an area hospital via ground ambulance with minor injuries.
 
Update 1:30 p.m.: Fire is contained. Resources will remain on scene for an extended period of time for overhaul operations.
 
UPDATE 11:40 A.M.: One firefighter will be transported to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries.  The incident has been upgraded to a four-alarm fire. PIO Fire Captain Bret Cerini (ADM50) to handle media interviews.
 
11:15 a.m. Update:  The fire has now been upgraded to a third alarm. No report of civilian or firefighter injuries.  MEDIA: Radio number ADM 50 will be on-scene in approximately 30 minutes to handle interviews.
 
10:40 a.m. Update:  The incident commander has requested a second alarm assignment.
 
10:37 a.m. Update:  Moreno Valley Police Department is assisting with traffic control.
 
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters are on-scene of a fire at a storage complex.  The incident commander reported smoke showing from a storage unit facility in Moreno Valley.  Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, California Dept. of Corrections, Moreno Valley Emergency Response Force, Moreno Valley PD (RSO), Riverside City FD, Riverside County Fire Department,
Prepared By: Mark Annas Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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