Shelter owner injured saving dogs during Beaumont blaze

BEAUMONT — A family of three was displaced and one person was injured after a residential structure fire at a popular Beaumont animal shelter early Sunday evening, March 17. One dog was killed by the massive blaze, which erupted at Beaumont Boarding and Day Care in the 700 block of 4th St.  The enormous fire, which could be seen for […]

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Injured teen mountain biker airlifted from remote trail near Corona

CORONA — Fire and rescue personnel had to hike several miles through heavy vegetation and rugged terrain to locate a juvenile mountain biker who was injured while riding on a remote trail south of Corona and near the unincorporated community of El Cerrito, early Friday evening, March 15. According to Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire and City of Corona Fire departments, […]

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Fiery Cajalco wreck leaves three dead, one seriously injured

LAKE MATTHEWS — Three people were killed and a fourth suffered major injuries and remains hospitalized after a fiery wreck involving two pickup trucks near Lake Matthews, early this morning, Saturday, March 16. The deadly collision happened near the intersection of Cajalco and Gavilan roads, according to a CHP incident log. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Confusion, rumors, and accusations surround […]

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Jodie Gray appointed as City of Temecula’s Fire Chief

TEMECULA — Temecula Mayor Mike Naggar together with CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Chief Shawn Newman welcome Jodie Gray as newly appointed Fire Chief for the City of Temecula. Mayor Naggar states, “Chief Gray is committed to providing the highest level of fire protection to Temecula citizens and businesses.” Naggar added, “She has 28 years of exemplary fire service and experience […]

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Juveniles rescued, one hospitalized, after accident on popular Menifee trail

MENIFEE — Two juveniles had to be rescued from a remote Menifee trail early Friday evening, Mar. 1. One of the two victims was hospitalized with moderate injuries after the remote area rescue, that took place in the hills southwest of Scenic View Dr. and Keller Rd. The popular riding and hiking trail has been the site of other recent […]

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MV man arrested after dousing victim, 52, with gas, setting victim on fire

MORENO VALLEY — Authorities confirmed they have arrested a felon they allege doused a 52-year-old Moreno Valley resident in gasoline and set the victim on fire earlier this morning, Friday, Mar. 1. According to sheriff’s officials the victim sustained life-threatening injuries and it is not yet known if the person will survive. The parolee who set the victim ablaze is […]

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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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Two airlifted after Temescal Valley off-road accident

TEMESCAL VALLEY — Two people were airlifted off a remote Temescal Valley trail and later transported to an area hospital after an off-road accident involving four people early Sunday morning, Jan. 27. The remote-area rescue happened in the hills above Horsethief Canyon off Bosley Ln., according to fire officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Pedestrian dies after MoVal collision Murrieta tow […]

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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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