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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Amazon Type of Incident: Hazardous Materials with Medical
Incident Address: Amazon Distribution Center - 5200 Blk Goodman Way Incident Number: CA-RRU-106708
Community: Eastvale Date Reported: 8/21/2020
Time Reported: 9:04 AM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 1  Non Injury: 5
Transported Ground Ambulances: 1 Est. Containment Time:
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 12:15 P.M. A total of 249 employees were safely evacuated. The fumes were determined to be exhaust emitted from equipment working in a refrigerated area. Fire personnel remain on scene with Hazmat and County Environmenal Health Officials to properly ventilate and return air quality to normal. Only one person was transported with non-life threatening injuries. Five others were evaluated and declined transport.
Update 10:45 a.m. - One patient was transported to an area hospital by ground ambulance for further evaluation.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters, with assistance by Corona Fire Department are on scene of a hazardous materials incident in Eastvale at the Amazon Distribution Center.
Firefighters and hazardous materials units are on scene investigating an undentified substance that prompted the evacuation of approximately 100 employees from the facility. Currently, five patients are being evauated by paramedics. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 30 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 4 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 1 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 4 Water Tenders: 0
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 0
Public Information Officer: Yes Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 4
Specialized Equipment: Medic Squad,

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, City of Corona FD, Riverside County Environmental Health, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Emergency Management Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office,
Prepared By: Jody Hagemann Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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