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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Joni (CONTAINED) Type of Incident: Commercial Structure Fire
Incident Address: 74000 Blk Joni Drive Incident Number: CA-RRU-97803
Community: Palm Desert Date Reported: 8/1/2019
Time Reported: 4:38 AM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time: 8/1/2019 9:11 AM
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $750,000.00
Saved: $2,000,000.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Undetermined Evacuation Comments:

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
UPDATE 8/1/19 @ 9:13 a.m. - The fire has been contained.
UPDATE 8/1/19 @ 6:58 a.m. - A Sun Bus has been requested to the incident to act as a rehab and cooling center for firefighters on scene. All resources will be committed for several hours.
UPDATE 8/1/19 @ 5:50 a.m. - The fire has been knocked down.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters, with assistance from Palm Springs FD and Cathedral City FD, responded to multiple reports of a commercial structure fire at the 74000 block of Joni Drive in Palm Desert. The first arriving engine company reported heavy smoke and flames coming from a commercial building with a threat to adjoining units. A third-alarm has been started. A Public Information Officer is responding to the incident. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 72 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: Yes
Law Enforcement: No Engine Companies: 15 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 2 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 8 Water Tenders: 0
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 0
Public Information Officer: Yes Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 3
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: Breathing Support Unit,

Cooperating Agencies

CAL FIRE/Riverside, Cathedral City FD, Palm Springs FD, Riverside County Fire Department, Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Company,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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