Riverside Fire Department

Acorn Incident

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Incident Name: Acorn Incident

Date Reported: 06/07/2020

Time Reported: 1505 Hours

Incident Location: 5900 Block of Acorn

Ward #: Ward 3 Fierro

Type of Incident: Natural Gas Explosion

Incident Number: RIV 20-16042

Control Time: 06/07/2020 @ 1730 Hours

Fatalities: 0

Critical: 1

Moderate: 0

Minor: 1

Non Injury:

Displaced Persons:




  • Cause under investigation
  • Evacuations: 0

    Evacuation Comments: N/A

    Resources Assigned

    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 1

    Truck Companies: 0

    Squad(s): 0

    Ambulance(s): 2

    Firefighter(s): 4

    Safety Officer(s): 0

    Public Information Officer(s): 0

    Fire Investigator(s): 0

    Overhead Personnel: 0

    Mutual Aid:

    Specialized Equipment:

    EOC: 0

    Utilities: 0

    Red Cross: 0

    Percent (%) Contained or Completed: N/A

    Total (%) of Perimeter that will be Contained: N/A

    Incident Size Acreage: N/A

    Current Situation

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    The Riverside City Fire Department responded to a reported natural gas explosion on the 5900 block of Acorn St. at a fueling facility.  The first due engine company reported two victims of an apparent explosion. Both of the victims were treated on scene and then transported to local hospitals for further treatment.  The Riverside Police Department was notified and responded out for assistance with the investigation due to the nature and magnitude of the incident.

    Assisting Aid Agencies

    Incident Commander: Scott Wilson

    Prepared By: Scott Wilson

    Date / Time Posted: 06/07/2020 @1755 Hours

    Information Center: 951.826.5321