Incident Name: Dexter
Date Reported: 10/30/2019
Time Reported: 1140
Incident Location: Ladera x Indian Hill
Ward #: 1
Type of Incident: Vegetation Fire
Incident Number: RIV #19-032735
Non Injury: 0
Evacuations: Residents on Ladera Lane / Indian Hill Road / Beacon Way
Evacuation Comments: Care & Relocation Center - Dales Community Center - 3936 Chestnut Street
Chief Officer(s): 4
Engine Companies: 19
Truck Companies: 0
Safety Officer(s): 1
Public Information Officer(s): 1
Fire Investigator(s): 1
Red Cross: Yes
Percent (%) Contained or Completed: 0%
Total (%) of Perimeter that will be Contained:
Incident Size Acreage: 30
DEXTER INCIDENT UPDATE, 10/31/2019 12;00 P.M.
The fire is now 100% contained. Fire resources will remain on the scene throughout the day working hotspots.
DEXTER INCIDENT UPDATE, 10/30/2019. 3:45 P.M.
Evacutions have been lifted to residents only.
DEXTER INCIDENT UPDATE, 10/30/2019. 1:45 P.M.
The fire has zero containment. Still an active structure threat with embers falling into the vicinity of Ladera Lane, Beacon Way and Indian Hill Road. Evacuations are still in place.
19 fire engines from City and Mutual Aid resources are on scene. Updates to follow on this incident page and RFD Facebook.
Care and reception center for evacuees is located at:
Dales Community Center
3936 Chestnut St.
Riverside, CA 92501
Riverside Police Department will be assisting with evacuations. Information to follow.
ORIGINAL REPORT, 11:40 A.M.
Dexter Incident: Nineteen apparatus, along with eight support staff members, are currently working the vegetation fire in the Indian Hill, Ladera, and Dexter area of Downtown Riverside. An evacuation center has been set up at the Dales Senior Center, located at 3936 Chestnut. There have been no reports of damage to any structures, nor are there any reports of injuries or smoke inhalation issues. The size of the fire has not yet been determined. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Incident Commander: BC Tony Perna
Prepared By: Captain Brian Guzzetta
Date / Time Posted: 10/30/2019
Information Center: 951-312-5568