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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Winchester Type of Incident: Wildland Fire
Incident Address: Winchester Rd. X Scott/Washington Rd. Incident Number: CA-RRU-114218
Community: Winchester Date Reported: 9/6/2020
Time Reported: 12:47 PM
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: Vehicle Fire Evacuation Comments:

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
 
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Update 5:30 P.M. Total acres burned, 18. The cause of the fire was determined to be a vehicle fire that got into the vegetation. No injuries reported.
 
<div> Update 2:13 P.M. - Fire is approximately 15 acres. Air and ground resources continue work to fully contain the fire.
 
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CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters are on scene of a wildland fire near the intersection of Winchester d and Scott/Washington Rd in Winchester. The fire is approximately 6-8 acres burning in grasses. Murrieta Fire and Rescue and Hemet FD assisting. CHP is closing Hwy 79 in the fire area. Check the CHP website at www.chp.ca.gov for closure updates.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 0 Helicopters: 2 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 20 Air Tankers: 2
Air Attack: Yes Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 6
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 2 Water Tenders: 1
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 1
Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: Helitender,

Cooperating Agencies

CAL FIRE/Riverside, CAL FIRE/San Diego, California Highway Patrol (CHP), City of Hemet FD, Riverside County Fire Department, Murrieta Fire and Rescue,
Prepared By: Jody Hagemann Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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