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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Matthews Type of Incident: Water Rescue
Incident Address: Matthews Raod X Ethanac Road Incident Number: CA-RRU-20220
Community: Menifee Date Reported: 2/14/2019
Time Reported: 6:05 AM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  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 responded to reports of multiple vehicles stuck in the roadway at Matthews Road X Ethanac Road in Menifee, due to flooding. Firefighters arrived on scene and reported three vehicles in the roadway with water depth at the vehicle doors and a total of five victims. A total of three rescuers made entry into the water and deployed their boat. All five victims have been extricated, all were evaluated by firefighter paramedics and did not have any injuries. Firefighters are working with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department to have the vehicles removed.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 11 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 2 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: 1
Specialized Equipment: None,

Cooperating Agencies

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