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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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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HFD to staff additional Paramedic Unit

HEMET — City of Hemet Fire officials announced today that after six Firefighter/Paramedic positions were recently approved by the City Council as part of the department’s FY18/19 budget, they will be adding a new Paramedic Unit. The new Paramedic Unit – “Medic 1” – is scheduled to begin service Oct. 1, with the aim of improving Hemet Fire’s emergency fire […]

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25 hospitalized, 5 critical, after mass casualty event at Redlands wedding venue

REDLANDS — More than two dozen guests at a Redlands wedding venue were hospitalized after falling ill yesterday evening, Saturday, Sept. 8. Five of those sickened had injuries described as major and were listed in critical condition. The mass-casualty event, which triggered a HazMat and environmental health response, happened on the 31100 block of San Timoteo Canyon Road, between Redlands […]

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CHP investigating hit and run after car sparks Burney vegetation fire

BURNEY — Authorities are searching for a driver who may have left the scene of a vehicle accident that sparked a car fire earlier this evening, Friday, Sept. 7. The vehicle blaze quickly spread to nearby vegetation, according to a CHP incident log. The single vehicle accident happened in the area of Jack Rabbit Flat and SR-299. The highway, normally […]

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Unoccupied Burney home that burned last April burns again

BURNEY — Officials are investigating a suspicious residential structure fire that erupted yesterday at an abandoned Burney home less than half mile from Burney’s Fire Station 17. The home, at 36764 Woods Ave, near Oak St. and behind Pit River Mini Mart, previously caught fire and burned in mid-April. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Road rage may have led to Oak […]

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Officials at scene of fiery, solo-vehicle rollover near Big Valley Summit

BIG VALLEY SUMMIT — Emergency personnel are at the scene of a fiery, single-vehicle accident involving a pickup truck that overturned between McArthur and Nubieber earlier this evening. The crash happened on SR-299, near Big Valley Summit, according to a CHP incident log. CHP and other emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene at 7:14 p.m., after receiving reports of an […]

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6 injured, 2 airlifted, after Anza wreck involving car and UTV

ANZA — Six people were injured, including two victims who were airlifted, after an accident between a passenger vehicle and side-by-side, all terrain vehicle in Anza earlier today, Sept. 3. The accident happened in the area of Mitchell and Bahrman roads, about a mile west of Hamilton High School. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: 1 of 4 missing, CA woman, […]

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