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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Benton Type of Incident: Fatality Traffic Collision with Fire
Incident Address: Benton Road at Winchester Road Incident Number: CA-RRU-45932
Community: French Valley Date Reported: 4/8/2018
Time Reported: 5:38 PM
Fatalities: 1  Major: 0  Moderate: 2  Minor: 1  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 2 Est. Containment Time: 4/8/2018 5:47 PM
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 the assistance of Murrieta Firefighters; responded to reports of a traffic collision with fire on Benton Road at Winchester Road in French Valley. The first arriving engine company reported a three vehicle traffic collision with fire. There was a total of four patients. One patient succumbed to their injuries on scene. Two other patients were transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital with moderate injuries. The fourth patient was evaluated by paramedics on scene and declined transport. The fire has been contained. All fire personnel have cleared the scene. For further information please contact Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 20 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 5 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: 0  Ground: 3
Specialized Equipment: None,

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, Murrieta Fire Protection District, Riverside County Fire Department,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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