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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Horseshoe (CONTAINED) Type of Incident: Vegetation Fire
Incident Address: 21000 Block of Horseshoe Trail Incident Number: CA-RRU-118651
Community: Juniper Flats Date Reported: 9/14/2019
Time Reported: 5:52 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time: 9/17/2019 6:00 PM
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Under Investigation Evacuation Comments: [UPDATE 09/15/2019 2:00 PM:] Effective immediately, all evacuation orders are hereby lifted. All residents may return home. Please be safe traveling and yield to fire equipment and personnel working in the area. Approximatetely 60 homes (200 residents) were evacuated in the affected area. A care and reception center has been established at Tahquitz High School, 4425 Titan Trail, Hemet. Evacuations are in place in San Jacinto near the intersection of Cottonwood Avenue and Warren Road. Homes, in this community, to the west of Warren Road and south of Mulberry Street are under a mandatory evacuation.

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
[Final Update] 9/17/19 @ 6:00 PM: As of 6:00 PM, the fire was 100% contained to 520 acres. Firefighters will remain on scene patrolling the fire and continuing mop-up operations.
 
[Morning Update] 9/17/19 @ 7:00 AM: The fire remains at 520 acres and is now 72% contained. Resources remain on scene continuing with mop-up operations to establish full containment.
 
[Evening Update] 9/16/2019 5:00 PM: The fire is now 520 acres and 60% contained. Resources continue work to fully contain and control the fire. Next update will be tomorrow morning following briefing unless significant activity on the fireline dictates otherwise.
 
[Morning Update] 09/16/2019 6:30 AM: Fire remains at 490 acres and is now 40% contained. Ground resources continue to mop-up and strengthen control lines. Motorists should drive with caution in the fire area and yield to fire personnel and apparatus.
 
[Evening Update 09/15/2019 6:30 PM: Fire remains at 490 acres and is now 30% contained. Resources continue work to fully contain and control the fire. Next update will be tomorrow morning following briefing unless significant activity on the fireline dictates otherwise.
 
[UPDATE 09/15/2019 2:00 PM:] Effective immediately, all EVACUATIONS ORDERS are hereby lifted. All residents may return home. Please be safe traveling and yield to fire equipment and personnel working in the area.
 
Update 09/15/2019 12:40 PM: Fire is now 490 acres and remains 20% contained. This site is the official information source for the Horseshoe Fire and all incidents within the CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department service area. All evacuation orders remain in place until further notice by Incident Command. The public will be updated immediately when repopulation occurs.
 
Morning Update 09/15/2019 - The fire is 250 acres and 20% contained. All evacuation ORDERS remain in place until further notice. A days assignment is on scene including air and ground resources as firefighters work to fully contain/control the fire.
 
[UPDATE] 9/14/19 @ 11:30 pm - The fire is currently 200 acres and 10% contained.
 
[UPDATE] 9/14/19 @ 8:40 pm - The fire is currently 100 acres and 0% contained.  A care and reception center has been established at Tahquitz High School, 4425 Titan Trail, Hemet. 
 
[UPDATE] 9/14/19 @ 6:40 pm - The fire is currently 75 acres and 0% contained. 
 
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of fire near the 21000 block of Stagecoach Trail, in Juniper Flats.  The first arriving engine reported the fire burning in heavy fuels with a moderate rate of spread.  Currently the fire is 10 acres and 0% contained.  More information will be posted as it becomes available. 

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 235 Helicopters: 1 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 34 Air Tankers: 2
Air Attack: Yes Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 8
EMD: Yes Overhead Personnel: 8 Water Tenders: 3
American Red Cross: Yes Fire Investigator: Yes Bulldozers: 2
Public Information Officer: Yes Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: Helitender,

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, Animal Control, CAL FIRE/Riverside, CAL FIRE/San Diego, California Highway Patrol (CHP), City of Corona FD, City of Hemet FD, City of San Jacinto, Morongo Fire Department, Murrieta Fire Protection District, Pechanga FD, Riverside City FD, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Fire Emergency Management Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, Soboba Fire Dept,,
Prepared By: Rob Roseen Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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