Area residents help BFPD extinguish Burney vegetation fire

BURNEY — Citizens and firefighters worked together this afternoon to quickly extinguish a small vegetation fire that broke out in a field behind a Burney home. The small blaze was reported on the 37000 block of Park Ave., between Bartel St. and Long Leaf Ln. LEADING THE BURNEY AREA HEADLINES: Found lost, confused, and laying along side of road, elderly […]

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UPDATE: Blaze that destroyed Burney home started by transient: BFPD Chief

UPDATED: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m. See original story and photos below. BURNEY — New details are coming to light after an unoccupied Burney home was destroyed by an early morning blaze yesterday, Monday, Oct. 29. In response to an SCNS request for information and details about the fire, Burney Fire Protection District Chief Monte B Keady explained that despite […]

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UPDATE: Cal Fire releases body cam footage after destructive SJ house fire

UPDATED: Monday, Oct. 22, 3:45 p.m., With Cal Fire body cam footage (See below.) SAN JACINTO — A family was displaced by a residential fire that broke out at a San Jacinto home earlier this morning, Wednesday, Oct. 17. No injuries were reported after the fire that left the home, located on the 500 block of Rosario Ave., between Main […]

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Man suffers critical injuries after hit by Banning train

BANNING — Officials are investigating after a man was struck by a train in Banning this morning, Wednesday, Oct. 10. According to witnesses, one man was detained and questioned at the scene of the major-injury accident, which happened on the tracks near San Gorgonio Ave. That person was later released. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATED: CHP reporting major injuries after […]

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DUI suspected in solo-vehicle crash that started Gilman Springs Rd fire

UPDATED: Friday, Sept. 28, 8:30 p.m. See original story below. MORENO VALLEY — According to a Cal Fire Battalion Chief at the scene of today’s fire on Gilman Springs Rd., Cal Fire released the roadway to be reopened at 8:15 p.m. It was still not known if the driver who caused the vegetation fire after crashing along the side of […]

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Seven displaced, one hospitalized, Norco home destroyed by fast-moving fire

NORCO — Seven people, including a minor, were displaced by a fast-moving fire that swept through a Norco home earlier this afternoon, Thursday, Sept. 27. The destructive blaze, which sent one person to the hospital, happened on the 2000 block of Parkridge Ave. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Officers injured arresting Hemet man who tried to kill two Murrieta PD’s Weekly […]

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One dead after San Jacinto paragliding accident

SAN JACINTO — Officials have recovered the body of a person who died in a paragliding accident this morning, Monday, Sept. 3. The victim died while paragliding at Soboba Paragliding and Speed Flying, on the 900 block of Soboba Rd. in San Jacinto. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: 1 of 4 missing, CA woman, 51, located after Colorado River head-on […]

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Malfunctioning AC unit causes fire scare at Murrieta school

Correction: An earlier version of this report listed this school as being in Winchester. It is actually in Murrieta. MURRIETA — A malfunctioning air conditioning unit caused a fire scare this morning after firefighters received reports of a possible structure fire at a Murrieta elementary school. The incident happened at Lisa J. Mails Elementary on the 35000 block of Briggs […]

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HEMET: Toddler hospitalized after medical emergency at DMV

HEMET — A toddler was hospitalized after suffering a medical emergency at Hemet’s Department of Motor Vehicles this morning, when she reportedly suffered a seizure. Witnesses later said the tot was stable when paramedics arrived and began treating her. LEADING THE HEMET HEADLINES: HHS teacher arrested, accused of molesting students HEMET: Hundreds left without power overnight after SUV smashes into […]

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FRENCH VALLEY: Woman, 71, found dead after early morning house fire

FRENCH VALLEY — A 71-year-old woman was found dead by firefighters after extinguishing an early morning structure fire at a French Valley home this morning. Officials spent about 45 minutes knocking down the blaze, before discovering the victim’s body inside the fire-damaged residence, located on the 30300 block of Savannah Oaks Dr., southeast of Winchester and Murrieta Hot Springs Roads. […]

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