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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Whitewater Type of Incident: Remote Area Rescue
Incident Address: Canyon View Loop Trail Incident Number: CA-RRU-65699
Community: Whitewater Date Reported: 5/28/2017
Time Reported: 12:39 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 1  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 1 Est. Containment Time:
Air Ambulance: 0 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 hiker having a medical emergency on Canyon View Loop Trail in Whitewater. Firefighters hiked approximately one mile up the trail to make patient contact. The patient was hoisted by Riverside County Sheriff's Department's helicopter Star92 to an awaiting ambulance. The patient was transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital in moderate condition.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 7 Helicopters: 1 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: No 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: 1
Specialized Equipment: None,

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, Star92,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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