Skip Ribbon Commands Skip to main content
Main Title
Our Statement

Incident Information Fact Sheet

Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Wolf (CONTAINED) Type of Incident: Vegetation Fire
Incident Address: Wolfskill Truck Road near Silver Creek Drive Incident Number: CA-RRU-130314
Community: Approximately 4 miles south of Banning Date Reported: 10/10/2019
Time Reported: 5:08 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time: 10/12/2019 5:00 PM
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: Yes
Cause: Shooting Evacuation Comments: UPDATE 10/11/2019 5:20 p.m.: ALL EVACUATION WARNINGS HAVE BEEN LIFTED.

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
FINAL UPDATE 10/12/19 @ 5:00 P.M. - The fire is 100% contained at 75 acres.
UPDATE 10/12/19 @ 7:30 A.M. - The fire remains at 75 acres and is now 90% contained.
Update 10/11/2019 5:20 P.M.: ALL EVACUATION WARNINGS HAVE BEEN LIFTED. The fire remains 75 acres and is now 80% contained. Resources will remain on scene as they work to fully contain the fire. Unless significant incident activity occurs, the next update will be tomorrow morning.
CAL FIRE Investigators have determined the cause of the Wolf Fire to be shooting. A reminder to the public that hazardous fire area closures are still in effect and shooting isn’t allowed nor may the public enter private property with out the property owner's permission. Any information on person(s) seen in the area during the start of the fire are urged to contact the Riverside County Arson Hotline at (800) 633-2836 and encourage the person to come forward as it was an accident.
UPDATE 10/11/19 @ 1:20 p.m. - The fire remains at 75 acres and is now 50% contained.
UPDATE 10/11/19 @ 12:13 p.m. - The fire remains at 75 acres and 25% contained. All evacuation WARNINGS remain in place. Unless significant incident activity occurs, the next update will be this evening.
Morning Update 10/11/2019 7:15 A.M. : The fire is 75 acres and is now 25% contained. Evacuation WARNINGS remain in place for affected areas. Resources remain on scene working to strengthen containment lines.
Please visit the link to search of you are in the evacuation warning area:
UPDATE 9:35 p.m.: Fire is now approximately 75 acres and 0% contained.
UPDATE 10/10/19 @ 8:25 p.m. - The fire remains at 50 acres and is located in a remote location.
UPDATE 10/10/19 @ 6:30 p.m. - The fire is now 50 acres and burning towards the west at a moderate to rapid rate of spread.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters, with assistance from Bureau of Land Management and USFS-San Bernardino Firefighters, responded to reports of a wildland fire in the area of Wolfskill Truck Road X Silver Creek Drive four miles south of Banning. The first arriving engine company reported approximately two - three acres of vegetation burning at a rapid rate of spread. The fire is currently 25 acres. Multiple ground and air resources remain on scene. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 143 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: No Engine Companies: 15 Air Tankers: 4
Air Attack: Yes Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 6
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 5 Water Tenders: 1
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 2
Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: None,

Cooperating Agencies

Bureau of Land Management, CAL FIRE/Riverside, CAL FIRE/San Bernardino, CAL FIRE/San Diego, Riverside County Fire Department, USFS – San Bernardino,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
Date/Time Posted: Follow us on Twitter: Follow us on Facebook: