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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Ortega Type of Incident: Traffic Collision - Over the Side
Incident Address: 34000 Block Ortega Highway Incident Number: CA-RRU-113241
Community: Lake Elsinore Date Reported: 9/12/2017
Time Reported: 7:09 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 1  Moderate: 0  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)
Update - Firefighters extricated the victim by performing a low angle rescue. The victim was transported to an area hospital by ground ambulance in serious condition. For additional information contact the California Highway Patrol.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a traffic collision involving a vehicle that went over the side at the 34000 block of Ortega Highway in the unincorporated County area of Lake Elsinore. The first arriving engine company located one vehicle approximately 100 feet over the side and one victim who had been ejected from the vehicle. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 17 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 3 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: 1  Ground: 1
Specialized Equipment: Squad,

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, California Highway Patrol (CHP), Riverside County Fire Department, REACH Air Ambulance,
Prepared By: Tawny Cabral Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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