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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Falls Type of Incident: Remote Area Rescue
Incident Address: Pacific Crest Trail X Falls Creek Road Incident Number: CA-RRU-46701
Community: Unincorporated area of Palm Springs Date Reported: 4/10/2018
Time Reported: 10:41 AM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 1  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)
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to a report of an adult male with a medical emergency on Pacific Crest Trail X Falls Creek Road in the unincorporated area of Palm Springs. Firefighters arrived at the location and began hiking up Pacific Crest Trail to try and locate the patient. Riverside County Sheriff Department's helicopter Star9 responded to assist in locating the patient. Star9 located the patient approximately 2.5 miles up the trail and hoisted him to an awaiting ambulance. Firefighters provided patient care until the patient was transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital with moderate injuries. All fire personnel have cleared the scene.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 11 Helicopters: 1 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 3 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 2 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, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office Helicopter - Star9,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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