Riverside Fire Department

Bowie Incident

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Incident Name: Bowie Incident

Date Reported: 07/20/2022

Time Reported: 0925 Hours

Incident Location: 2600 block of Bowie Ct

Ward #: Ward 2 Cervantes

Type of Incident: Fatality Structure Fire

Incident Number: 22-0024446

Control Time: 07/20/2022 at 0937

Fatalities: 1




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    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 3

    Truck Companies: 1

    Squad(s): 1

    Ambulance(s): 1

    Firefighter(s): 17

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    Fire Investigator(s): 2

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  • No Mutual Aid Received
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    On July 20th, 2022, the City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 2600 block of Bowie Ct.  Fire Department crews arrived on scene and found a one-story private residence with a fire contained to one room, the fire is under control.  Crews also found one civilian fatality at the scene.  The cause of the fire is under investigation with Riverside Fire Department Arson Investigators and in conjunction with the Riverside Police Department.

    Assisting Aid Agencies

  • AMR
  • RPD

  • Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Bruce Vanderhorst

    Prepared By: Battalion Chief Mike Allen

    Date / Time Posted: 07/20/2022 1045

    Information Center: 951.826.5321