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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Tenaja Type of Incident: Medical Emergency - Fall from a Waterfall
Incident Address: Tehaja Falls in the Ortega Mountains west of Lake Elsinore Incident Number: CA-RRU-96281
Community: West of Lake Elsinore Date Reported: 8/5/2017
Time Reported: 10:54 AM
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

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters with assistance form the USFS Cleveland National Forest responded to the report of an adult male who fell approximately 30 at The Falls, a local recreation area in the Ortega Mountains west of Lake Elsinore. CAL FIRE Copter 301 and crew extracted the patient from the remote area and transported him to a waiting ground ambulance. The patient was then transported to an area hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 15 Helicopters: 1 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: No Engine Companies: 3 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, USFS – Cleveland,
Prepared By: Jody Hagemann Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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