WINCHESTER: Firefighters knock down quick spreading vegetation fire

WINCHESTER — More than eighty firefighters spent about thirty minutes knocking down a quick spreading vegetation fire that charred nearly seven acres, Monday, Oct. 23. The fire broke out along the north side of Domenigoni Parkway near Patterson Avenue in Winchester. Firefighters from seven engine companies and one truck company responded to the fire just after 4 p.m., Cal Fire/Riverside County […]

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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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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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HEMET: Firefighter’s quick response saves homes

HEMET – Firefighters quickly knocked down a backyard fire that damaged a shed and was threatening nearby residences Sunday, March 26. The fire broke out in the 1300 block of Leslie Drive, near S. San Jacinto Avenue in Hemet. Leslie Drive is in a quiet, tree-lined residential neighborhood south of E. Whittier and north of Johnston Avenues. All five City […]

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RIVERSIDE: Air-1 helps with Thanksgiving rescue of stranded hikers

From Riverside Police Department:   On Thursday, November 24, 2016, shortly after 1:00 p.m., the Riverside Police Department’s Air Support Unit (AIR-1) was dispatched by the Corona Police Department for a group of 5 stranded hikers in heavy brush off of Skyline Ridge trail near the City of Corona. The hikers had been without water for approximately 4 hours and […]

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