Pulled from burning car near Mt. Shasta, alleged DUI driver flees – later arrested

MT. SHASTA — An alleged drunk driver – who was pulled from the flaming wreckage of his car after crashing in a construction zone on Interstate 5 near Mt. Shasta – fled the scene after being rescued, causing a widespread, hour-long search for the man. The crash, which happened north of Lake Street, caused a vegetation fire that could be […]

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Two families barely escape Valle Vista home blaze

VALLE VISTA — Two families barely made it out of their home alive and one victim was hospitalized after an enormous blaze ripped through their Valle Vista residence early Saturday morning, Aug. 3. The fire – which happened on the 43000 block of Nola St., just northwest of Chicago and Olive avenues – destroyed the home, two cars, and all […]

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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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Man sought after Beaumont pursuit ends with crash, brush fire

BEAUMONT — Authorities today are continuing their search for a man who led them on a dangerous pursuit that traveled from Beaumont into Cherry Valley Wednesday, May 29. Yesterday’s chase ended when the driver took his sports car off road, racing through several large rural properties, before crashing into a fence. The accident sparked a brush fire and caused a […]

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Officials investigating suspected arson blaze at Beaumont home

BEAUMONT — Arson investigators are looking into a “suspicious” residential structure fire that erupted at a Beaumont home Friday morning, April 12. The blaze, which destroyed the home, happened in the 35000 block of Stockton St., in the Fairway Canyon area. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Three seriously injured after Nuevo head-on wreck Officials investigating Mead Valley murder Valle Vista home […]

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Woman’s body found inside vehicle after Winchester fire

WINCHESTER — Details are beginning to emerge, but many questions remain unanswered, after a woman’s body was found inside the charred remains of a vehicle in Winchester yesterday afternoon, Monday, April 8. The blaze ignited a small vegetation fire, which firefighters quickly extinguished, at which time they found the woman’s body. A CHP incident log indicated the fire began after […]

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Family displaced by LQ blaze that destroyed one home, damaged another

LA QUINTA — More than five dozen firefighters spent about two hours knocking down a swift-moving blaze that erupted at a large property in the unincorporated community of La Quinta yesterday afternoon, March 26. One of two homes on the property was destroyed by the fire, but firefighters managed to save the other structure – although not without significant damage. […]

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Moreno Valley kitchen fire seriously injures one

MORENO VALLEY — One person was seriously injured and hospitalized after a fire erupted inside the kitchen of a home, yesterday evening, Thursday, March 21. The kitchen mishap occurred in the 30000 block of Live Oak Canyon Rd., in a rural and unincorporated area north of Moreno Valley. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Murrieta man, 50, killed in fiery I-15 wreck […]

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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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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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