Riverside Fire Department

4th St. Incident

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Incident Name: 4th St. Incident

Date Reported: 06/01/2022

Time Reported: 1954 Hours

Incident Location: 4000 4th St., Riverside, CA 92501

Ward #: Ward 1 Edwards

Type of Incident: Structure Fire

Incident Number: 22-0018

Control Time: 2015 Hours





Non Injury:

Displaced Persons: 5

Loss: 100,000

Save: 800,000


  • Cause undetermined after investigation
  • Evacuations:

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    Resources Assigned

    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 3

    Truck Companies: 1

    Squad(s): 1


    Firefighter(s): 16

    Safety Officer(s):

    Public Information Officer(s):

    Fire Investigator(s):

    Overhead Personnel:

    Mutial Aid:

  • No Mutual Aid Received
  • Specialized Equipment:



    Red Cross: 1

    Percent (%) Contained or Completed:

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    Current Situation

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    On June 1st, 2022 at 7:55 PM, the City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 4000 block of 4th St.  The first arriving unit on scene reported a working fire in a two story apartment building.  There was moderate smoke issuing from a second floor apartment.  Fire department crews made an aggressive attack on the fire and rescue a dog trapped on a balcony.  The fire was contained to the apartment of origin and placed under control at 8:15 PM.

    Five residents were displaced from the apartment building due to the fire, smoke, and water damage.  Red Cross was contacted to assist the residents with short term housing.

    The cause of the fire was undetermined but likely accidental due an electrical fault/batteries.

    Assisting Aid Agencies

  • Southern California Gas Company

  • Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Mike Allen

    Prepared By: Battalion Chief Mike Allen

    Date / Time Posted: 06/02/2022 0600

    Information Center: 951.826.5321