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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Berdoo Type of Incident: Remote Area Rescue
Incident Address: Berdoo Canyon Road X Dillon Road Incident Number: CA-RRU-85505
Community: Unincorporated County area of Indio Hills Date Reported: 7/7/2018
Time Reported: 4:14 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 3  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 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, with the assistance of the Riverside County Sheriffs Department and California Highway Patrol, responded to a report of three adult males who were off roading when their vehicle got stuck, and they started having heat related symptoms, in the area of Berdoo Canyon Road X Dillon Road in the unincorporated County area of Indio Hills. Firefighters and Sheriff Deputies searched for the victims by ground, while California Highway Patrol's helicopter H60 flew overhead attempting to locate the victims. All three victims were located with the assistance of all agencies. The victims were evaluated by paramedics on scene and declined further treatment.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 12 Helicopters: 1 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 2 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 1 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 2 Water Tenders: 0
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: Yes Bulldozers: 0
Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 1
Specialized Equipment: Squad,

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, California Highway Patrol – H60, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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