Incident Name: 215 Incident
Date Reported: 7/11/2022
Time Reported: 1407 Hours
Incident Location: 7100 Block of Old 215 Frontage Road, Riverside, CA 92507
Ward #: Ward 2 Cervantes
Type of Incident: Vegetation Fire
Incident Number: RIV #22-023279
Control Time: 7/11/2022 1912 Hours
Chief Officer(s): 3
Engine Companies: 9
Truck Companies: 1
Public Information Officer(s):
Fire Investigator(s): 1
Overhead Personnel: 1
Percent (%) Contained or Completed: 100
Total (%) of Perimeter that will be Contained: 100
Incident Size Acreage: 1
On July 11th, 2022, at 2:07 p.m., The City of Riverside Fire Department along with Riverside County CAL-Fire responded to the 7100 Block of 215 Old Frontage Road for reports of a vegetation fire in an Arroyo between commercial business and residential houses. Firefighters arrived to discover a half-acre of heavy vegetation burning with a structure threat. The incident was upgraded to three alarms. The City of Riverside Fire Department received mutual aid from Riverside County CAL-Fire.
The vegetation fire was held to within the Arroyo with five structures threatened along with commercial vehicles. Approximately ten homeless persons were living in the Arroyo at the time of the fire. RPD assisted with traffic control. City of Riverside Fire Department Arson Investigator conducted the investigation and was assisted by RPD. The fire remains under investigation. The fire is human related.
There were no civilian or firefighter injuries.
Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Bruce Vanderhorst
Prepared By: Battalion Chief Bruce Vanderhorst
Date / Time Posted: 7/11/2022 2110 Hours
Information Center: 951.826.5321