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Blaze breaks out near Perris homeless encampment

PERRIS - A brush fire broke out on Wednesday, May 22 in Perris, quickly scorching six acres as winds from a storm cell hampered efforts to contain the blaze. The brusher, dubbed the "Orange Fire,'' was reported at 12:20 p.m. in... — Updated 5/22/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Firefighters snuff out Perris house fire

PERRIS - Firefighters managed to douse a small fire in a Perris home on Sunday, May 12 before it could spread to the whole residence. The fire was reported at around noon in the 1000 block of Florey Street, just off of North... — Updated 5/13/2019 Full story

 
 By Valley News Staff    News

Chemical spill closes Murrieta road

MURRIETA - According to Murrieta Fire and Rescue, a chemical spill has closed a road in the city and they will remain closed for up to three hours. The agencies said the chemical... — Updated 5/14/2019 Full story

 

Hiker suffers possible rattlesnake bite on trail near Lake Hemet

LAKE HEMET - A woman hiking south of Lake Hemet in the San Bernardino National Forest collapsed on Wednesday, May 15 after possibly being bitten by a rattlesnake and used her cell phone to summon paramedics. The hiker, whose name... — Updated 5/15/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Blaze burns vegetation alongside Hemet road

HEMET - A fire that broke out on Friday, May 3 along the main east-west corridor through Hemet was contained before threatening any structures. The non-injury blaze was reported about 12:15 p.m. adjacent to Florida Avenue, near... — Updated 5/3/2019 Full story

 
 By Jeff Pack    News

CalFire San Diego, North County Fire battling brushfire in De Luz

Update: 5:23 p.m., Friday, May 3: According to CalFire San Diego, the forward rate of speed of the fire has been stopped and crews will remain on the scene for several hours to mop... — Updated 5/3/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Fire scorches bathroom in Temecula home

TEMECULA - A bathroom in a two-story Temecula home erupted in flames on Saturday, April 27, though no one was injured. The fire was reported at 11:38 a.m. in the 43000 block of Tirano Drive, according to the Riverside County Fire... — Updated 4/27/2019 Full story

 
 By Valley News Staff    News

Firefighters battle house fire in Temecula overnight

TEMECULA - Cal Fire Riverside responded to reports of an established fire in the chimney and crawl space at a residential home in Temecula at 11:55 p.m. Sunday, April 21. Five engines responded and firefighters needed about an... — Updated 4/22/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Firefighters quickly extinguish house fire in Perris

PERRIS - Firefighters extinguished a blaze in the attic of a home in Perris in just 24 minutes, authorities said. Crews responded at 10:38 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 to 100 block of Coliseum Street and found a single story home with... — Updated 4/24/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Blaze damages mobile home, buildings in Winchester

WINCHESTER - A mobile home and several storage buildings were damaged on Monday, April 8 in a fire just west of Diamond Valley Lake in Winchester. The non-injury blaze broke out for unknown reasons about 1:45 p.m. in the 32900... — Updated 4/8/2019 Full story

 

Body found in car at scene of fire in Winchester

WINCHESTER - A body was found in a vehicle where a fire broke out on Monday, April 8 in Winchester. Riverside County Fire Department crews were sent to the area of La Ventana Road and Olive Avenue to douse a spot fire about 1:40... — Updated 4/8/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Flames damage Wildomar home

WILDOMAR - Flames damaged a single-family home on Monday, April 1 in Wildomar, near Lake Elsinore, authorities said. The fire was reported at 2:50 a.m. in the 2130 block of Loquat Street, the Riverside County Fire Department said.... — Updated 4/1/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Blaze burns back half of Menifee home

MENIFEE - A fire damaged part of a single-story home in Menifee on Wednesday, April 3. The non-injury blaze was reported about 11:05 a.m. in the rear of the home in the 28000 block of Middlebury Way, near Sun City Boulevard,... — Updated 4/3/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

House fire in Wildomar consumes garage, damages roof

WILDOMAR - A fire erupted on Friday, March 22 in a Wildomar home, tearing through the garage and extending to the roof before it was contained. The non-injury blaze was reported about 1:10 p.m. in the 32000 block of Bayberry Road,... — Updated 3/22/2019 Full story

 
 By Valley News Staff    News

Blaze burns citrus grove west of Temecula

DE LUZ - A fire broke out in the afternoon on Monday, March 25 in a citrus grove in the hills of De Luz, blackening about two acres before it was partially contained. The non-injury brush fire was reported about 3:15 p.m. in the... — Updated 3/25/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Crews to conduct slash pile burning west of Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE - For the third time this month, a controlled burn to clear excess vegetation in the El Cariso community just west of Lake Elsinore is planned on Wednesday, Feb. 27, and residents and motorists were advised not to be... — Updated 2/27/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Murrieta tow yard fire destroys at least 10 vehicles

MURRIETA - A fire destroyed a row of vehicles at a Murrieta tow yard early in the morning of Sunday, Feb. 3, though no one was injured. The blaze was reported at about 4:20 a.m. in the 26000 block of Adams Avenue, according to the... — Updated 2/3/2019 Full story

 
 By Jeff Pack    News

Report: Firefighters responding to reported incident in Menifee drainage ditch

Update: Feb. 5, 11:45 p.m. MENIFEE - According to CalFire Riverside, firefighters made access inside the drainage and located one person who did not require medical or other assistance. Firefighters were clearing the scene at... — Updated 2/5/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Prescribed burn planned near Lake Elsinore to eliminate overgrowth

LAKE ELSINORE - A controlled burn is planned on Thursday, Feb. 7 to clear excess vegetation in the El Cariso community just west of Lake Elsinore. According to the Riverside County Fire Department, crews intend to conduct slash... — Updated 2/6/2019 Full story

 
 By Jeff Pack    News

Body of a man found floating in Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE - A body was recovered from the waters of Lake Elsinore on Friday, Jan. 25, but the circumstances behind the person's death were unclear. According to the Lake Elsinore Police Department, "The reporting party advised... — Updated 1/27/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Coroner releases names of two people killed in Hemet mobile home park fire

HEMET - The Riverside County coroner's office released the names of two people killed in a fire in a mobile home park in Hemet. Saundra Jay, 54, was pronounced dead at Hemet Valley Medical Center about an hour after the fire was... — Updated 1/14/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Fire breaks out in mobile home

TEMECULA - A pre-dawn fire ignited in a double-wide mobile home just outside of Temecula on Sunday, Jan. 6, but nobody was injured. The fire was reported at 2:26 a.m. in the 47000 block of Rainbow Oaks Drive in an unincorporated... — Updated 1/6/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Two people die in mobile home park fire in Hemet

HEMET - A fire in a mobile home park claimed two victims on Saturday, Dec. 29, the Riverside Press-Enterprise reported. It was reported as a car fire in a carport at Sierra Dawn Estates at 7:52 p.m., Hemet Fire Chief Scott Brown... — Updated 12/30/2018 Full story

 
 By Valley News Staff    News

Fire damages residential structure in Romoland

ROMOLAND - Firefighters were able to quickly knock down a fire with heavy smoke at a residential home in the Mountain View Avenue and Gunther Road area of Romoland on Thursday,... — Updated 12/31/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Civilian injured in Hemet house fire

HEMET -- A civilian suffered minor injuries when fire erupted in a Hemet home tonight. Smoke was showing about 8:15 p.m. when firefighters arrived at the one-story house in the 25000 block of Chicago Avenue, according to the... — Updated 12/26/2018

 

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