Riverside Fire Department

Cypress Incident

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Incident Name: Cypress Incident

Date Reported: 04/29/2022

Time Reported: 0635 Hours

Incident Location: 7850 Cypress Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503

Ward #: Ward 6 Perry

Type of Incident: Structure Fire

Incident Number: RIV #22-0014289

Control Time: 04/29/2022 at 0649 Hours

Fatalities: 0

Critical: 0

Moderate: 0

Minor: 0

Non Injury:

Displaced Persons: 4

Loss: 35000

Save: 1000000


  • Unintentional
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    Resources Assigned

    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 3

    Truck Companies: 2

    Squad(s): 1


    Firefighter(s): 20

    Safety Officer(s):

    Public Information Officer(s):

    Fire Investigator(s): 1

    Overhead Personnel:

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    Red Cross: Yes

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    Current Situation

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    At 0635 the City of Riverside Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at a multi-unit apartment complex.  The first arriving unit found a working fire in the bedroom of a bottom floor apartment.  Crews initiated fire attack and were able to contain the fire to the room of origin.  There was extensive damage to the apartment from a residential sprinkler head that activated as a result of the fire.  A total of four people were displaced by the fire, though there were no injuries.  The Red Cross was called to assist with the displaced individuals.  The loss was estimated at $35000 with a save of $1,000,000.  The cause of the fire was unintentional as a result of a candle burning in the residence.

    Assisting Aid Agencies

    Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Garrett Coryell

    Prepared By: Battalion Chief Garrett Coryell

    Date / Time Posted: 04/29/2022 1146

    Information Center: 951.351.6120