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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Fred Type of Incident: Traffic Collision with Extrication
Incident Address: Fred Waring Drive east of San Pablo Avenue Incident Number: CA-RRU-84159
Community: Palm Desert Date Reported: 7/8/2017
Time Reported: 2:55 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 3  Moderate: 2  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 5 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 traffic collision with victims trapped on Fred Waring Drive east of San Pablo Avenue in Palm Desert. The first arriving Chief Officer reported a traffic collision involving a vehicle rollover in the center divide, with extrication required. There are a total of five patients; three with serious injuries and two with moderate injuries. All patients have been extricated and transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 15 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: 2
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: None,

Cooperating Agencies

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