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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Dunes (CONTAINED) Type of Incident: Residential Structure Fire-Second Alarm
Incident Address: 72000 Block Verbenia Road Incident Number: CA-RRU-27948
Community: Rancho Mirage Date Reported: 3/2/2019
Time Reported: 7:39 AM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 1  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 1 Est. Containment Time: 3/2/2019 9:00 AM
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $650,000.00
Saved: $650,000.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Under Investigation Evacuation Comments:

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
UPDATE - Firefighters contained the fire at 9:00 a.m. One firefighter was transported to an area hospital with a minor injury. There were no other injuries reported. Fire fighters will remain on scene for salvage and overhaul. There were no residents displaced and the American Red Cross has been cancelled.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a residential structure fire at the 72000 block of Verbenia Road in Rancho Mirage. The first arriving engine company reported a working fire in the attic of 4,000 square foot single family residence. The fire has been knocked down. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 50 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: Yes
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 10 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 2 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 4 Water Tenders: 0
American Red Cross: Yes Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 0
Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 2
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: Breathing Support Unit,

Cooperating Agencies

American Red Cross, CAL FIRE/Riverside, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Company,
Prepared By: Tawny Cabral Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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