HEMET: Family of four displaced by blaze that destroyed home

HEMET — A family of four was displaced by a fire that destroyed their home Tuesday, Aug. 15. The fire erupted at a single-family residence in the 100 block of N. Juanita Street in Hemet. Due to extensive damage to the home, fire officials at the scene called the residence and all the personal belongings inside a total loss. City of […]

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PERRIS: Man hospitalized, injured in machinery-related, industrial accident

PERRIS — A man was injured in a machinery-related industrial accident Thursday morning, Aug. 10. The incident, that sent the victim to the hospital with moderate injuries, happened in the 270 block of Rider Street in Perris. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters responded to the location about 11:14 a.m., after being notified regarding the machinery-related, industrial accident. The victim, who has not been identified, was reportedly injured after his […]

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WILDOMAR: Man critically injured, home destroyed, after BHO lab explosion and fire

WILDOMAR — A man suffered third degree burns covering half his body after a huge, early-morning explosion rocked a Wildomar neighborhood Wednesday, July 19. The explosion and subsequent fire destroyed one home and damaged an adjacent home. The dual, simultaneous blazes displaced seven people, including six adults and one child. The incident happened in the 33600 block of E. Harvest Way, south of Cornstalk […]

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SHASTA LAKE: Firefighters battle floating houseboat blaze, brush fire

SHASTA LAKE — Firefighters found themselves battling a floating houseboat fire that set a small cove ablaze before officials managed to knock down the fire Saturday, July 15. A family that had rented the houseboat managed to escape the fire unharmed; however, the rented houseboat was considered a total loss. Cal Fire, U.S. Forest Service firefighters and other emergency first responders were […]

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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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BANNING: Two hospitalized after plane crashes alongside I-10

BANNING — A plane that crashed in Banning sent both occupants from the plane to the hospital, June 2. The plane went down near John and Hargrave Streets in Banning, alongside Interstate 10, according to fire officials. According to witnesses, the plane’s wing appeared to have clipped several trees as the pilot attempted to make an emergency landing. The wrecked plane came […]

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UPDATED: SAN JACINTO: Firefighters extinguish blaze that charred 27 acres and sent firefighter to hospital

UPDATED: June 3, 7:30 p.m. SAN JACINTO — Firefighters have contained a vegetation blaze that burned for about nine hours and charred nearly 30 acres near Soboba Road in an unincorporated area of San Jacinto. Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Public Information Officer Tawny Cabral updated that the fire had been contained shortly before 9 p.m. Officials have not provided any other updates […]

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DESERT CENTER: 4 local residents, including 2 beloved coaches, killed in head-on wreck with big rig

DESERT CENTER — Family, friends and loved ones throughout southwest Riverside County and beyond are mourning the deaths of four local residents who died yesterday in a head-on, traffic collision, involving a small sedan and a big rig. The four killed in the wreck were all in the sedan and included three women from Murrieta and a man from Corona. According to […]

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CORONA: High-tech aviation crash rig quickly extinguishes vacant lot, house fire

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   CORONA — A downed power line in an empty lot could have burned an adjacent home to the ground, were it not for a high-tech, aviation-based, crash truck that happened to be parked at an […]

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UPDATED: BEAUMONT: Lamb Canyon blaze now 120 acres, 50% contained

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   UPDATE: Thursday, May 25, 6:45 p.m. BEAUMONT — At 6:39 p.m., Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Public Information Specialist Tawny Cabral updated that the “Lamb” fire has now spread to 120 acres and is 50 percent contained. “Full […]

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