Riverside Fire Department

7th Street

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Incident Name: 7th Street Incident

Date Reported: 03/11/2020

Time Reported: 0737

Incident Location: 1421 7th St.

Ward #: Ward 7 Melendrez

Type of Incident: Structure Fire

Incident Number: 20-007749

Control Time: 03/11/2020 at 0800 Hours

Fatalities: 0

Critical: 0



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Displaced Persons:

Loss: 30000

Save: 1500000


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    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 3

    Truck Companies: 1

    Squad(s): 1


    Firefighter(s): 17

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    Current Situation

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    City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a two-story apartment building with active fire in the attic.  Upon arrival first in engine company advised smoke coming from attic.  Fire crews extinguished attic fire and performed salvage to limit damage to apartment.  Apartment below the fire was vacant.  No occupants were displaced.  Cause of fire was electrical.  $30,000 in loss with save of $1.5 million.  Scene left to owner of complex.  Fire units cleared.

    Assisting Aid Agencies

    Incident Commander: Michael Staley

    Prepared By: Michael Staley

    Date / Time Posted: 03/11/2020 0912

    Information Center: 951.826.5321