Firefighters knock down Cottonwood blaze

COTTONWOOD — Firefighters successfully knocked down a fully-involved trailer fire that spread to nearby vegetation in Cottonwood earlier today, Sunday June 23. Today’s fire, which happened in the area of Seales Ln., just west of Main St., sent thick black clouds billowing into the sky and large, fist-sized ashes raining down throughout the area. According to witnesses at the scene, […]

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Valle Vista home heavily damaged by fire

VALLE VISTA — Although firefighters managed to quickly knock down a Valle Vista residential structure fire the home sustained heavy fire and smoke damage early yesterday evening, Thursday, April 11. The blaze, which displaced the family living at the home, erupted on the 44000 block of Orpington Ave., , northwest of Florida and Palm avenues. LEADING THE HEMET HEADLINES: Valle […]

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Massive Hemet fire, countless explosions, rock area residents

HEMET — Firefighters from multiple city and county fire agencies battled a massive blaze that destroyed a Hemet business last night, March 15. The destructive blaze, that caused much of the large building to collapse in on itself, happened in the 1000 block of N. State St., near Crows Nest Place. Despite immediately requesting a mutual aid response and additional […]

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Elderly victim & cats displaced after Hemet fire

HEMET — An elderly homeowner escaped injury after a fire broke out at a Hemet residence earlier today, Friday, Mar. 1. The fire, which displaced the woman and several of her cats, erupted in the kitchen of a home on the 1000 block of Cordova Dr., northwest of N. Lyon and W. Oakland avenues. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Hemet woman […]

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Multiple victims rescued during SJ swift-water rescues

SAN JACINTO — As heavy rains pounded Riverside County and surrounding regions yesterday, Thursday, Feb. 14, dozens of first responders were called in to assist during multiple San Jacinto area swift-water rescues. Three separate rescues were reported over the course of a few hours and all happened with a ten-mile radius. Other swift-water rescues were reported throughout Riverside County and […]

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Murrieta tow yard blaze destroys a dozen or more vehicles

MURRIETA — Fire and police officials are investigating a destructive blaze that ripped through a Murrieta tow yard early this morning, Sunday, Feb. 3. The fast moving fire left more than a dozen cars destroyed or heavily damaged at United Towing Service, in the 26000 block of Adams Avenue, on the city’s south end. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: County-wide Pot […]

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Father with toddler leaps from 2nd story during fire that killed 2

UPDATED: Saturday, Jan. 19, 1:30 p.m., With photos from scene. Click here to view more than 40 photos. PERRIS — Two people have been confirmed killed and two people were injured in a fatal blaze that erupted at a Perris residence early this morning, Saturday, Jan. 19. The two injured included a father who reportedly leaped to safety from a […]

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Stabbed man walks into Hemet fire station, HPD investigating

HEMET –Authorities are investigating a stabbing that was reported earlier today, Tuesday, Jan. 15, after a man walked up to a Hemet fire station with a stab wound. Firefighter/paramedics immediately began treating the victim and contacted Hemet PD, who responded to the station and began investigating the incident. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Man who murdered woman in front of officer […]

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Community reporter tracks down man wanted for questioning after suspicious Hemet fire

HEMET — A local community reporter and photo journalist known for responding to San Jacinto valley law enforcement and fire incidents was instrumental in tracking down and locating a man wanted for questioning after a suspicious fire behind a Hemet business yesterday morning, Wednesday, Jan. 9. Although the man was detained and then arrested, it was not immediately known if […]

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