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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Jefferson (CONTAINED) Type of Incident: Vegetation Fire
Incident Address: Jefferson St. X Ave 39 Incident Number: CA-RRU-111141
Community: Indio Date Reported: 8/30/2019
Time Reported: 3:03 AM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time: 8/30/2019 6:30 AM
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Under Investigation Evacuation Comments:

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
UPDATE - The fire was contained at 6:30 a.m.
 
UPDATE @ 4:05 a.m. - The forward progress of the fire has been stopped at approximately 1.5 acre of palm trees. The structure threat has been mitigated and firefighters will remain on scene for 4 to 5 hours.
 
UPDATE @ 3:43 a.m. - 1 to 1.5 acres of palm trees burning in a palm grove with two structures threatened. No evacuations have been ordered and there were no injuries reported.
 
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of palm trees on fire near the intersection of Jefferson Street and Avenue 39 in Indio. The first arriving engine company reported approximately 60-70 palm trees on fire. Additional fire department resources have been dispatched. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 42 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 13 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 2 Water Tenders: 2
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: None,

Cooperating Agencies

CAL FIRE/Riverside, Cathedral City FD, Indio PD, Riverside County Fire Department,
Prepared By: Tawny Cabral Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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