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Incident Information Fact Sheet

Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Silver (CONTAINED) Type of Incident: Wildland Fire
Incident Address: Highway 243 area, south of Banning Incident Number: CA-RRU-79781
Community: South of Banning Date Reported: 8/7/2013
Time Reported: 2:05 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time: 8/12/2013 0:00 PM
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Under Investigation Evacuation Comments: Update 8/12/13 1:40 P.M. - Evacuation Orders Fully Lifted on the Silver Fire The Riverside County Sheriff's Department, upon the recommendation of the CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department/OES, and the United States Forest Service has fully lifted the Evacuation Order for all communities including Poppet Flats, Mt. Edna, Silent Valley and Twin Pines as of 2:00 pm on August 12, 2013. The Silent Valley RV Park remains closed. Information regarding the status of Silent Valley RV Park should be directed to the park’s management. NOTE: Highway 243 will remain closed north of Twin Pines Road to Wesley Street in Banning due to road damage. In order to reach Twin Pines, Mt. Edna and Poppet Flats communities, use Highway 74 (East) to Highway 243 (North). The communities of Twin Pines, Mt. Edna or Poppet Flats are not accessible through the Soboba Indian Reservation or southbound Highway 243 from the city of Banning. Motorists are encouraged to please use caution while driving into the area and resuming day-to-day activities.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 834 Helicopters: 9 Utilities: No
Engine Companies: 40 Air Tankers: 0 Air Attack: No
Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 30 OES: Yes
Overhead Personnel: 20 Water Tenders: 9 American Red Cross: Yes
Fire Investigator: Yes Bulldozers: 4 Displaced Persons: No
RVC Medics: 0 Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: Helitender,

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
Update 8/12/13 6:30 P.M. - Firefighters closed containment lines today, the fire is now 100% contained to 20,292 acres. One additional firefighter received injuries for a total of 12 through out incident.
Update 8/12/13 1:40 P.M. - Please See information above regarding all evacuation orders being lifted and road closure information.
UPDATE 7:00 A.M. 8/12/2013: The fire is still 20,292 acres, now 95% contained.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department is in Unified Command with the USFS, San Bernardino National Forest.

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, American Red Cross, Animal Control, Bureau of Land Management, CAL FIRE/Riverside, California Highway Patrol – Indio, CALTRANS, Los Angeles County Fire Department, March ARB, Morongo Fire Department, Orange County Fire Authority, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Fire Office Of Emergency Services, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, Southern California Edison, USFS – San Bernardino, Ventura County FD, Butte County Search and Rescue,
Prepared By: Jody Hagemann Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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