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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Palm Type of Incident: Traffic Collision with Extrication
Incident Address: Palm Drive X Camino Campanero Incident Number: CA-RRU-33505
Community: Desert Hot Springs Date Reported: 3/17/2017
Time Reported: 5:16 AM
Fatalities: 1  Major: 1  Moderate: 1  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 2 Est. Containment Time:
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 3/17/17 @ 6:10 a.m. - Two patients were transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital. One patient suffered serious injuries, the second patient suffered moderate injuries.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to a report of an unknown injury traffic collision, on Palm Drive X Camino Campanero in Desert Hot Springs. The first arriving engine company reported a two vehicle traffic collision with major damage and confirmed entrapment. There are a total of three victims. One victim perished at the scene. A second victim has been extricated. Firefighters are working to extricate the third victim. Updates will be posted as information becomes available. 

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 7 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 2 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: 2
Specialized Equipment: None,

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, Desert Hot Springs PD, Riverside County Fire Department, RSO - Coroner’s Office,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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