Riverside Fire Department

Burton Incident

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Incident Name: Burton Incident

Date Reported: 06/14/2022

Time Reported: 0436 Hours

Incident Location: 10500 Burton Pl

Ward #: Ward 6 Perry

Type of Incident: Structure Fire

Incident Number: 22-0019786

Control Time: 0500 Hours




Minor: 1

Non Injury:

Displaced Persons: 25

Loss: 400000

Save: 1000000


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

    Engine Companies: 5

    Truck Companies: 2

    Squad(s): 1

    Ambulance(s): 3

    Firefighter(s): 28

    Safety Officer(s): 1

    Public Information Officer(s):

    Fire Investigator(s): 1

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    Red Cross: 1

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    On December 14th, 2022, at 4:36 AM, the City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a structure fire reported in the 10500 block of Burton Pl.  The first arriving engine reported a working fire on the first floor of a two-story apartment building.  The fire extended to a second-floor apartment unit.  Burton command was established, and a second alarm response and three ambulances were requested to the scene.    Fire department crews initiated an aggressive attack on the fire and completed a primary search of the building.  There were three patients evaluated on scene, one patient was transported to a local area hospital with minor injuries. 

    The fire was contained to the first and second story units.  Five apartment units are unable to be occupied due to fire, smoke and water damage.  The Red Cross was placed in contact with the property manager to assist with temporary housing assistance for the affected residents.  The cause of the fire was undetermined.

    Assisting Aid Agencies

  • Red Cross

  • Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Mike Allen

    Prepared By: Battalion Chief Mike Allen

    Date / Time Posted: 06/14/2022 0745

    Information Center: 951.826.5321