NUEVO: Barn fire threatens horses, other structures

NUEVO — Several vehicles and farm implements were destroyed in a fire that burned a barn and threatened nearby horses, Friday, Dec. 8. The destructive blaze erupted at a rural residential property on the 23000 block of California Avenue, just north of Firecat Road and three tenths of one mile east of the Hemet Maze Stone, in the unincorporated community of Nuevo. Riverside […]

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VIRAL VIDEO: Motorist pulls over along highway to rescue small, wild rabbit from raging wildfire

A motorist driving on Highway 101 adjacent to the Thomas Fire burning in Ventura County is being hailed a hero by animal lovers around the world after he hopped into action to save one small life threatened by the wild-land blaze, Thursday, Dec. 7. Video posted to social media and highlighted on many news station’s coverage of the ongoing California wild […]

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JURUPA VALLEY: Officers injured, deputy hospitalized, after deputy-involved shooting, pursuit

JURUPA VALLEY — Two officers were injured and a deputy was hospitalized as a precaution after officials apprehended a PRCS probationer following a violent confrontation, arson-fire and deputy-involved shooting, Monday afternoon, Dec. 4. During the incident the suspect, who was later identified as Clinton Jeffrey Althizer, 40, of Jurupa Valley, repeatedly rammed a stolen vehicle into a deputy’s patrol vehicle, led pursuing officials […]

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MORENO VALLEY: Two students injured, one hoisted off mountain trail, during field trip

MORENO VALLEY — Two students on a hiking field trip on Box Springs Mountain in Moreno Valley were injured Friday afternoon, Dec. 1. Firefighters assisting with the remote-area rescue used a helicopter to perform a technical hoist rescue of one of the injured students. Both students, who were among 80 to 100 other students hiking on the trail with teachers, were safely recovered […]

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JURUPA VALLEY: Firefighters spend hours battling stubborn pallet and wood mulch blaze

JURUPA VALLEY — Firefighters spent several hours battling a difficult pallet and wood mulch blaze at a recycling plant, Wednesday, Nov. 29. The early morning fire erupted at Rios Recycling on the 5000 block of Wilson Street near S. Brown Avenue in Jurupa Valley. Nearly forty firefighters from eleven engine companies responded to reports of the fire just after 2 a.m., Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire […]

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INDIO: Two-alarm strip mall fire destroys martial arts studio, damages three others businesses

Firefighters survey damage caused by a fire that gutted the Shadow Hills MMA studio and damaged three other adjacent businesses. KMIR News photo INDIO — Officials are investigating after a two-alarm commercial structure fire destroyed one business and damaged three others, Monday, Nov. 27. Fire officials estimated the early morning fire caused about $1 million in damage; however their efforts saved […]

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WINCHESTER: Two killed in early morning motor home fire

WINCHESTER — Sheriff’s and fire officials are investigating the cause of a fatal fire after the bodies of two people were found by firefighters, Wednesday, Nov. 22. The victim’s bodies were discovered by firefighters after extinguishing an early morning, recreational vehicle fire The deadly fire happened on the 31000 block of Olive Avenue, between Leon Road and Memory Lane, in the unincorporated […]

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MEAD VALLEY: Firefighters find dead body while extinguishing vegetation fire

MEAD VALLEY — Sheriff’s officials are investigating after a body was found by firefighters while extinguishing a vegetation fire, early Friday morning, Nov. 24. The deadly fire happened in the area of Cajalco Road and Haines Street in the unincorporated community of Mead Valley. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters responded to the scene of the early morning fire at 5:32 a.m., after a […]

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Three juveniles injured after off-road vehicle flips in Menifee field

MENIFEE — Three teenage girls were hospitalized after a rollover accident involving an off-road vehicle that overturned in a dirt field Saturday afternoon, Nov. 18. The accident happened southeast of Newport and Briggs Roads in Menifee. Emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident about 4:17 p.m., after a frantic family member called 911 to report the accident. […]

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DESERT CENTER: Three killed, one injured in fiery, three vehicle wreck involving two big-rigs

DESERT CENTER — Details are still emerging after three people died and a fourth person was injured in a fiery, multiple-vehicle crash involving two tractor-trailer, semi-trucks and another vehicle, Thursday, Oct. 26. The deadly, early morning crash happened on the eastbound Interstate 10, east of Eagle Mountain Road, in Desert Center. California Highway Patrol officers, firefighters and other emergency first responders […]

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