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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Orange Type of Incident: Hazmat with Multiple Patients
Incident Address: YMCA, 75000 Block Orange Blossom Lane Incident Number: CA-RRU-2011
Community: Palm Desert Date Reported: 1/4/2018
Time Reported: 12:32 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 5  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)
UPDATE 1/4/17 @ 1:55 p.m. - The hazmat substance was identified as Eco Temp Ultra Klene; a janitorial strength cleaner made of sodium hydroxide. ** CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to a report of a hazmat with multiple patients at the YMCA, located at the 75000 block of Orange Blossom Lane in Palm Desert. The first arriving engine company reported a total of five juvenile patients with minor injuries. All five patients have been transported by ground ambulances to an area hospital. Riverside County Environmental Health and Riverside County Fire Department's Hazardous Materials Team are responding to work on identifying the hazard. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 28 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: No Engine Companies: 4 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 1 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: Yes Overhead Personnel: 1 Water Tenders: 0
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 0
Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 4
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: Riverside County Fire Department Hazardous Materials Team,

Cooperating Agencies

CAL FIRE/Riverside, Riverside County Environmental Health, Riverside County Fire Department,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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