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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Toro (CONTAINED) Type of Incident: Vegetation Fire
Incident Address: 26000 Block El Toro Road Incident Number: CA-RRU-99849
Community: Lake Elsinore Date Reported: 8/5/2019
Time Reported: 2:20 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 1  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 1 Est. Containment Time: 8/6/2019 12:53 PM
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: Yes
Cause: Evacuation Comments: <div>UPDATE 8/6/19 @ 12:53 p.m. - The fire is now 100% contained. The final size is 94 acres. </div> <div>UPADTE 8/6/19 @ 8:22 a.m. - All three residences that were evacuated were able to return home yesturday evening.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Approximately three homes along El Toro Road have been evacuated.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div>

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
UPADTE 8/6/19 @ 8:22 a.m. - All three residences that were evacuated were able to return home yesturday evening.
 
UPDATE 8/6/19 @ 8:15 a.m. - The fire is 94 acres and 85% contained. Resources will remain on scene today working on full containment. Unless significant incident activity occurs, the next update will be this evening.
 
UPDATE 8/5/19 @ 7:28 p.m. - The fire is 90 acres and 75% contained.
 
UPDATE 8/5/19 @ 6:12 p.m. - One firefighter was evaluated and transported by ground ambulance with a non life threatening illness.
 
UPDATE 8/5/19 @ 4:33 p.m. - The fire remains at approximately 80 acres and is 50% contained. The forward progress of the fire has been stopped.
 
UPDATE 8/5/19 @ 3:52 p.m. - The fire is now 80 acres and 0% contained.
 
UPDATE 8/5/19 @ 3:28 p.m. - The fire is now 25 acres. Approximately three homes along El Toro Road have been evacuated.
 
UPDATE 8/5/19 @ 2:53 p.m. - The fire is now 16 acres. There are confirmed power lines down in the area of the fire. Additional air and ground resources have been requested to the incident.
 
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a vegetation fire near the 26000 block of El Toro Road in lake Elsinore. Firefighters are on scene of seven acres of light to medium fuels burning at a rapid rate of spread. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 175 Helicopters: 2 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 23 Air Tankers: 4
Air Attack: Yes Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 5
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 2 Water Tenders: 2
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 2
Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 1
Specialized Equipment: Helitender, Utility Vehicle,

Cooperating Agencies

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