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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Edom (CONTAINED) Type of Incident: Commercial Structure Fire
Incident Address: Burrtec Edom Hill Transfer Station, 70000 Blk Edom Hill Road Incident Number: CA-RRU-76347
Community: Desert Hot Springs Date Reported: 6/14/2019
Time Reported: 10:08 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time: 6/14/2019 11:28 PM
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $2,000.00
Saved: $3,000,000.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Undetermined Evacuation Comments:

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
UPDATE 6/15/19 @ 12:00 a.m. - The fire was contained at 11:28 p.m.
UPDATE 6/14/19 @ 11:15 p.m. - Burrtec excavators are working on dispersing piles of the debris and are making good progress with the firefighters on scene. Resources will remain committed for approximately two hours.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters, with assistance from Cathedral City FD, responded to a reported fire at Burrtec Edom Hill Transfer Station. Located at the 70000 block of Edom Hill Road in Desert Hot Springs. The first arriving engine company reported a large two-story commercial building with heavy smoke showing. Upon further investigation firefighters located an approximately 150-200 feet wide, by 20 feet tall, pile of debris on fire. Resources will remain on scene for approximately three hours. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 40 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: No Engine Companies: 11 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 2 Water Tenders: 1
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 0
Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: Breathing Support Unit,

Cooperating Agencies

CAL FIRE/Riverside, Cathedral City FD, Riverside County Fire Department,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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