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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Hickory Type of Incident: Confined Space Rescue
Incident Address: 31000 Block Hickory Place Incident Number: CA-RRU-29858
Community: Temecula Date Reported: 3/3/2020
Time Reported: 1:03 AM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time:
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Evacuation Comments:

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
Final Update 10:15 a.m. - Patient has been transported via ground ambulance to an area hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. Incident will be terminated shortly. Firefighters were on scene nearly nine hours to perform this technical rescue. Update 03/03/2020 9:30 a.m.: Patient has been extricated and is being evaluated by paramedics. CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a male inside of a storm drain tunnel. Firefighters determined that the male was several hundred feet inside of an 18 inch tunnel. Firefighters have made multiple attempts to extract the male who is uncooperative. City of Temecula Public Works, Eastern Municipal Water District and Riverside County Sheriff's are also on scene. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 40 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: Yes
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 5 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 3 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 5 Water Tenders: 0
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: Yes Bulldozers: 0
Public Information Officer: Yes Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: Breathing Support Unit, Riverside County Fire Department Hazardous Materials Support Unit, Urban Search and Rescue Team (USAR),

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, City of Temecula, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, Eastern Municipal Water District,
Prepared By: Tawny Cabral Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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