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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SAN JACINTO: Abandoned residence gutted by blaze

SAN JACINTO —  Nearly two dozen firefighters battled a residential blaze involving a vacant home Friday, June 9. The fire broke out on the 100 block of Commonwealth Avenue in San Jacinto, according to fire officials. Twenty-one firefighters from six engine companies with assistance from Soboba firefighters responded to the residential blaze about 12:49 a.m., Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Public Information Specialist Jody Hagemann said […]

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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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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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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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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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HEMET: Firefighter hospitalized after battling “swift moving” vegetation blaze

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   Timothy Franzese of Public Safety Incidents contributed to this report. HEMET – A small but “swift moving” vegetation fire kept firefighters busy and sent one firefighter to an area hospital this afternoon, Saturday, May 20. […]

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RIVERSIDE: Fast-acting citizens credited with saving victim from overturned, burning truck

RIVERSIDE – Officials are crediting several good Samaritans with extinguishing a truck fire and saving at least one person after a single-vehicle, rollover traffic accident Monday evening, May 15. The fiery wreck happened in front of Mountain View Elementary School on Streeter/Grand Avenue near Mountain View Avenue in Riverside. It was not immediately known how many occupants had been inside the truck when […]

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MENIFEE: Family of four displaced after fire destroys home

MENIFEE – Three adults and a juvenile were displaced by an early morning fire that destroyed a Menifee mobile home Tuesday, May 15. The home where the devastating blaze erupted is on the 33400 block of Lindenberger Road in Menifee. Cal Fire/Riverside County Firefighters, Riverside County sheriff’s deputies and American Medical Response medics responded to the blaze about 3:43 a.m. Twenty-five firefighters from five […]

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