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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Morongo Type of Incident: Water Rescue
Incident Address: Little Morongo Road X Two Bunch Palms Trail Incident Number: CA-RRU-20761
Community: Desert Hot Springs Date Reported: 2/14/2019
Time Reported: 8:31 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 2  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 2 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: Both victims were evaluated by paramedics on scene and transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a water rescue at Little Morongo Road X Two Bunch Palms Trail in Desert Hot Springs. Firefighters arrived on scene of two occupants in a partially submerged vehicle. Rescuers made contact with the victims and were able to remove them from the vehicle to dry land. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 22 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 3 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 2 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: Squad, Swift Water Rescue Team,

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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