One dead, home destroyed, after fatal Burney blaze

BURNEY — Details are still trickling in after a fatal fire that ripped through a residence at Burney’s Los Colinas Mobile Estates early this morning, Tuesday, Jan. 22. One area news agency, KRCR 7 News, has reported at least one fatality related to the fire, which destroyed a double-wide mobile home. The park, which is located along Highway 299E at Tamarack Ave. […]

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Father with toddler leaps from 2nd story during fire that killed 2

UPDATED: Saturday, Jan. 19, 1:30 p.m., With photos from scene. Click here to view more than 40 photos. PERRIS — Two people have been confirmed killed and two people were injured in a fatal blaze that erupted at a Perris residence early this morning, Saturday, Jan. 19. The two injured included a father who reportedly leaped to safety from a […]

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Community reporter tracks down man wanted for questioning after suspicious Hemet fire

HEMET — A local community reporter and photo journalist known for responding to San Jacinto valley law enforcement and fire incidents was instrumental in tracking down and locating a man wanted for questioning after a suspicious fire behind a Hemet business yesterday morning, Wednesday, Jan. 9. Although the man was detained and then arrested, it was not immediately known if […]

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UPDATE: Murder-suicide confirmed in Hemet fire that killed 2

UPDATED: Tuesday, Jan. 1, 8:30 a.m. See original story, 25 photos, and 4 videos below. HEMET — A suspicious residential blaze that left two women dead has been confirmed by fire and police officials to have been a murder-suicide. The pair was reportedly related as aunt and niece, ages 79 and 54, with one of the two acting as caretaker […]

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Christmas eve kitchen fire displaces two

VALLE VISTA — A Valle Vista resident was hospitalized with minor injuries after a kitchen fire broke out at a home east of Hemet, Christmas eve, Dec. 24. Monday night’s fire happened in the area of Chicago and Olive avenues and displaced two adults and a dog. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Retired Marine engages Temecula home burglars in fierce gun […]

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Deadly blaze at JV dog kennel claims 1 victim, 4 dogs

JURUPA VALLEY — One person and four dogs died in a blaze that erupted at Country Place Kennel in Jurupa Valley Saturday evening, Dec. 22. The deadly fire, which completely destroyed the home, happened in the 10000 block of 54th St., between Serendipity Rd. and Steve Ave. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Retired Marine engages Temecula home burglars in fierce gun […]

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Firefighter injured, cat revived, after Murrieta house fire

MURRIETA — A fire at a home on Murrieta’s east end led to the dramatic rescue and revival of a cat found unresponsive in the charred rubble of the heavily damaged residence last night, Friday, Dec. 20. The destructive blaze erupted at a home in the 29000 block of Eagle Dr., near Winchester and Hunter roads. A firefighter reportedly sustained […]

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Downed power lines in Cassel, Old Station, dividing resources

CASSEL — Emergency and power officials are responding to multiple reports of power lines down in Cassel and Old Station this afternoon, Friday, Dec. 14. The downed live wires in Cassell also reportedly started a small grass and brush fire in front of Cassel post office at 21594 Cassel Rd., between Kern Rd. and Manzanita Way. Hat Creek Resort in […]

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Despite citizen’s efforts, one confirmed killed in Hemet blaze

HEMET — Officials have confirmed at least one person died in an early morning residential blaze in Hemet Friday, Dec. 14. Area residents who woke to the fire reportedly tried to enter the burning home to save an elderly woman and dog trapped inside the blaze, but were forced back by intense heat and flames. This morning’s deadly fire, which […]

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