HOMELAND: Two mobiles homes destroyed by fire, blaze seen for miles

HOMELAND — Two mobile homes were destroyed when they burned to the ground Saturday, June 24. The twin blazes, which could be seen from nearby Highway 74 broke out in the area of Falcon View Lane and Sea View Road in the unincorporated community of Homeland. Emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the fire at 9:47 p.m., after multiple people […]

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HEMET: Two displaced after firefighters battle stubborn residential blaze

HEMET — City of Hemet firefighters spent over one hour battling a stubborn residential fire today that left a home destroyed and displaced two victims. The destructive blaze erupted at a private residence on the 300 block of S. Thompson Street, south of Florida and north of Acacia Avenues, in Hemet. Two occupants from the home, reportedly in their “50’s to […]

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HEMET: DUI suspected in fiery, two-car wreck

Timothy Franzese of Public Safety Incidents contributed to this report.   HEMET — Reports of a fiery wreck in Hemet brought emergency first responders from multiple agencies rushing to the scene Saturday, June 3. The crash, which caused one vehicle to burst into flames, happened at the intersection of Domenigoni and Searl Parkways in Hemet. The accident happened at the […]

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BANNING: Two hospitalized after plane crashes alongside I-10

BANNING — A plane that crashed in Banning sent both occupants from the plane to the hospital, June 2. The plane went down near John and Hargrave Streets in Banning, alongside Interstate 10, according to fire officials. According to witnesses, the plane’s wing appeared to have clipped several trees as the pilot attempted to make an emergency landing. The wrecked plane came […]

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UPDATED: SAN JACINTO: Firefighters extinguish blaze that charred 27 acres and sent firefighter to hospital

UPDATED: June 3, 7:30 p.m. SAN JACINTO — Firefighters have contained a vegetation blaze that burned for about nine hours and charred nearly 30 acres near Soboba Road in an unincorporated area of San Jacinto. Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Public Information Officer Tawny Cabral updated that the fire had been contained shortly before 9 p.m. Officials have not provided any other updates […]

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DESERT CENTER: 4 local residents, including 2 beloved coaches, killed in head-on wreck with big rig

DESERT CENTER — Family, friends and loved ones throughout southwest Riverside County and beyond are mourning the deaths of four local residents who died yesterday in a head-on, traffic collision, involving a small sedan and a big rig. The four killed in the wreck were all in the sedan and included three women from Murrieta and a man from Corona. According to […]

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CORONA: High-tech aviation crash rig quickly extinguishes vacant lot, house fire

If page fails to load properly, or displays as a plain-text document, try refreshing the page. I am working to resolve the problem. -TM   CORONA — A downed power line in an empty lot could have burned an adjacent home to the ground, were it not for a high-tech, aviation-based, crash truck that happened to be parked at an […]

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UPDATED: BEAUMONT: Lamb Canyon blaze now 120 acres, 50% contained

If page fails to load properly, or displays as a plain-text document, try refreshing the page. I am working to resolve the problem. -TM   UPDATE: Thursday, May 25, 6:45 p.m. BEAUMONT — At 6:39 p.m., Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Public Information Specialist Tawny Cabral updated that the “Lamb” fire has now spread to 120 acres and is 50 percent contained. “Full […]

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UPDATED: PERRIS: Plane smashes into fuel tanker in Perris Valley Airport crash

If page fails to load properly, or displays as a plain-text document, try refreshing the page. I am working to resolve the problem. -TM   UPDATE: May 24, 10:50 p.m. PERRIS — Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Cpt. and Public Information Officer Lucas Felman provided additional information about a plane crash that happened earlier today, May 24. The crash happened at the […]

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MURRIETA: Arsonist with long arrest history apprehended after starting fire

MURRIETA — Police officials have announced the arrest of a Murrieta resident suspected of setting at least one field ablaze in Murrieta. Murrieta police officers made the arrest after witnesses reportedly saw the suspect start a brush fire in the area of Hayes Avenue and Kalmia Street in Murrieta, Monday, May 22. After an investigation, authorities arrested 34-year-old, Matthew Thomas Hulbert […]

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