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Incident Name: Arlington Incident

Date Reported: 07/10/2020

Time Reported: 0356 Hours

Incident Location: 3300 Block of Arlington Avenue, Riverside, 92503

Ward #: Ward 3, Councilmember Ronaldo Fierro

Type of Incident: Motorhome Fire

Incident Number: RIV #20-019627

Control Time: 07/10/2020 at 0504 Hours





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    The City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a report of a motorhome on fire in the parking lot the Target Store in the 3300 block of Arlington Avenue. Due to the proximity to the building, the response was upgraded to a 1st alarm structure response. Upon the arrival of the 1st due Engine Company, Riverside Firefighters found a 40-foot class-A motorhome well involved in fire. Riverside Firefighter were able to quickly knock down the fire preventing any damage the store. The motorhome was owned by a homeless male who was replacing a fuel line. When he started the motorhome, fuel leaked out igniting the fire. There were no civilian or firefighter injuries during the incident.

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    Incident Commander: Captain Jonathon Turley

    Prepared By: BC Jeff DeLaurie

    Date / Time Posted: 07/10/2020 at 0630 Hours

    Information Center: 951.826.5321