Riverside Fire Department

Commerce Street Incident

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Incident Name: Commerce Street Incident

Date Reported: 04/05/2020

Time Reported: 0247 Hours

Incident Location: 2993 6th Street, Riverside, CA 92501

Ward #: Ward 1 Edwards

Type of Incident: Commercial Structure Fire

Incident Number: RIV #20-0010124

Control Time: 04/05/2020 at 0337 Hours

Fatalities: 0




Non Injury:

Displaced Persons:

Loss: $75,000

Save: $800,000


  • Cause undetermined after investigation
  • Evacuations:

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    Resources Assigned

    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 4

    Truck Companies: 1

    Squad(s): 1

    Ambulance(s): 1

    Firefighter(s): 17

    Safety Officer(s):

    Public Information Officer(s):

    Fire Investigator(s): 2

    Overhead Personnel:

    Mutual Aid:

  • No Mutual Aid Received
  • Specialized Equipment:

  • Breathing Support
  • EOC:

    Utilities: 1

    Red Cross:

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    Total (%) of Perimeter that will be Contained:

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    Current Situation

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

    City of Riverside Fire responded to a vacated warehouse well involved in fire.  Building was site of old Riverside Scrap Metal.  Crews came across active downed electrical lines against perimeter fence upon initial arrival.  Utilities requested.  Fire crews attacked fire from exterior until able to access interior of building.  Complete search of building was conducted due to reports of possible homeless person still inside the building.  No victim was found within the structure.  

    Assisting Aid Agencies

  • Riverside Public Utilities

  • Incident Commander: Michael Staley

    Prepared By: Michael Staley

    Date / Time Posted: 04/05/2020 0715

    Information Center: 951.826.5321