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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Lincoln Type of Incident: Medical Emergency - Snake Bite
Incident Address: 65000 Block Lincoln Street Incident Number: CA-RRU-122837
Community: Mecca Date Reported: 10/5/2017
Time Reported: 10:29 AM
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

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CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to a reported snake bite at the 65000 block of Lincoln Street in Mecca. Firefighters arrived on scene and confirmed one adult patient had been bitten twice by a rattlesnake. The patient was transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital with serious injuries.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 3 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: No Engine Companies: 1 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 0 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,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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