Riverside Fire Department

Everton Incident

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Incident Name: Everton Incident

Date Reported: 7/28/2022

Time Reported: 1311 Hours

Incident Location: 1400 Block of Everton, Riverside, CA 92507

Ward #: Ward 2 Cervantes

Type of Incident: Structure Fire

Incident Number: RIV #22-025471

Control Time: 1330 Hours





Non Injury: 1

Displaced Persons: 2 Adult Males

Loss: $40,000

Save: $450,000


  • Unintentional
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    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 3

    Truck Companies: 1

    Squad(s): 1

    Ambulance(s): 1

    Firefighter(s): 17

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    Red Cross: No

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    Current Situation

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    On July 28, 2022, at 1:11 p.m., The City of Riverside Fire Department responded to the 1400 Block of Everton for reports of a residential structure fire.  Firefighters arrived on scene to find a kitchen well involved in a townhome condo.  Firefighter performed fire attack and extinguished the fire in the kitchen.  The structure was ventilated along with the adjoining townhome that was filled with smoke due to their windows being open. 

    A civilian form the adjoining townhome was assessed on scene by Fire Department Paramedics who had a complaint of difficulty breathing.   The civilian was treated and released on scene. 

    The probable fire cause was accidental after a preliminary investigation.

    The loss is estimated at $40,000 with a save of $450,000.

    There were no other civilian or firefighter injuries.

    There were two displaced adult males who refused Red Cross services and were seeking shelter with family. 

    Assisting Aid Agencies

  • AMR

  • Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Bruce Vanderhorst

    Prepared By: Battalion Chief Bruce Vanderhorst

    Date / Time Posted: 7/28/2022 at 1609

    Information Center: 951.826.5321