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Incident Information Fact Sheet

Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Highway Type of Incident: Fatality Traffic Collision
Incident Address: Westbound Interstate 10 east of Eagle Mountain Road Incident Number: CA-RRU-33908
Community: Desert Center Date Reported: 3/17/2017
Time Reported: 11:02 PM
Fatalities: 1  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 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)
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a semi-truck flipped over on westbound Interstate 10 east of Eagle Mountain Road in Desert Center. Firefighters are on scene with California Highway Patrol (CHP) and confirmed one fatality. Riverside County Hazardous Materials Team and Riverside County Environmental Health has been requested to the incident due to an active diesel fuel leak from a ruptured saddle tank.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 18 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 2 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 1 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: 1
Specialized Equipment: Riverside County Fire Department Hazardous Materials Team, Riverside County Fire Department Hazardous Materials Support Unit,

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, California Highway Patrol (CHP), Riverside County Environmental Health, Riverside County Fire Department, RSO - Coroner’s Office,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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