Riverside Fire Department

Buchanan Incident

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Incident Name: Buchanan Incident

Date Reported: 8/18/2022

Time Reported: 0406 Hours

Incident Location: 3883 Buchanan, Riverside Ca. 92504

Ward #: Ward 7 Hemenway

Type of Incident: Structure Fire

Incident Number: RIV #22-28098

Control Time: 8/18/2022 at 0435 Hours





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Loss: $100,000

Save: $200,000


  • Cause undetermined after investigation
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    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 3

    Truck Companies: 1

    Squad(s): 1


    Firefighter(s): 17

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    The City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire in the Sierra Pines Mobile Home Park on Buchanan.  The first arriving engine reported a working fire with heavy smoke showing from the front door.  An aggressive interior attack was initiated along with a search for victims.  The home was found to be vacant and under renovation.  The fire appeared to originate from the crawl space below a rear bedroom.  The home sustained major damage.  There were no injuries reported to firefighters or civilians.

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    Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Pat Hopkins

    Prepared By: Battalion Chief Pat Hopkins

    Date / Time Posted: 08/18/2022 0620

    Information Center: 951.826.5321