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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Polk [CONTAINED] Type of Incident: Vegetation Fire
Incident Address: 68000 blk of Polk Street Incident Number: CA-RRU-055037
Community: Thermal Date Reported: 5/1/2020
Time Reported: 8:56 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time: 5/1/2020 11:33 PM
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 @ 11:33 p.m. - The fire has been contained at 5.27 acres. Fire resources will remain on scene for 1-2 hours.  There will be no further updates.
UPDATE @ 10:17 pm - The forward rate of spread has been stopped.  All fire resources will remain on scene for approximately 5 hours.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to numerous reports of fire near the 68000 blk of Polk Street in the City of Thermal.  Upon arrival the first engine on scene reported 5 acres of vegetation on fire with several palm trees involved.  The fire is currently 5-7 acres and burning at a moderate rate of spread.  More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 0 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: No Engine Companies: 13 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 0 Water Tenders: 1
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, Imperial Irrigation District, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office,
Prepared By: Rob Roseen Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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