Riverside Fire Department

Boy Scout Incident

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Incident Name: Boy Scout Incident

Date Reported: 06/30/2022

Time Reported: 1624 Hours

Incident Location: Indian Hill Dr. and the Boys Scout Camp

Ward #: Ward 1 Edwards

Type of Incident: Vegetation Fire

Incident Number: RIV # 22-021891

Control Time: 1952 hours

Fatalities: 0

Critical: 0

Moderate: 0

Minor: 0

Non Injury: YES

Displaced Persons: 0

Loss: 0



  • Cause undetermined after investigation
  • Evacuations: 0

    Evacuation Comments: N/A

    Resources Assigned

    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 10

    Truck Companies: 0

    Squad(s): 0

    Ambulance(s): 0


    Safety Officer(s): 0

    Public Information Officer(s): 0

    Fire Investigator(s): 0

    Overhead Personnel: 0

    Mutial Aid:

  • Mutual Aid Received
  • Specialized Equipment:

    EOC: 0

    Utilities: 0

    Red Cross: 0

    Percent (%) Contained or Completed: 100

    Total (%) of Perimeter that will be Contained: 100

    Incident Size Acreage: 2.5

    Current Situation

    (Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)

    The City of Riverside responded to a reported vegetation fire in the area or Indian Hill Dr. and the Boys Scout Camp.  The first arriving units reported a working fire in the Boys Scout Camp with structures threatened .  Cal Fire had sent a full wildland response to the area including numerous engines, and both fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft.  The aircraft was cancelled immediately after the first Chief Officer arrived on scene.  The remaining units were employed to confine the fire and protect structures that were immediately threatened.  The Cal-Fire units were released as opportunities presented after the initial attack phase of the fire ended.  Riverside City units remained on scene to completely mop up the fire.  The fire was left in a 100% mop up condition with a scratch line around the entire fire footprint. There was no damage noted to the homes in the area nor any firefighter or civilian injuries. 


    Assisting Aid Agencies

    Incident Commander: Scott Wilson

    Prepared By: Scott Wilson

    Date / Time Posted: 06/30/2022 @ 1136 Hours

    Information Center: 951.826.5321