Riverside Fire Department

Galleria Incident

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Incident Name: Galleria Incident

Date Reported: 07/27/2022

Time Reported: 2111 Hours

Incident Location: 3700 Galleria, Riverside, CA 92503

Ward #: Ward 6 Perry

Type of Incident: Commercial Structure Fire

Incident Number: RIV #22-0025389

Control Time: 2121 Hours





Non Injury:

Displaced Persons:

Loss: 30,000



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    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 4

    Truck Companies: 2

    Squad(s): 1


    Firefighter(s): 25

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  • No Mutual Aid Received
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    Current Situation

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    On July 27th at 9:11 pm, the City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the Galleria Mall inside Forever 21.  Fire department crews arrived on scene and found nothing showing from the store.  Crews investigated and made access to the basement where heavy smoke was found coming from the basement entry door.  Crews made an aggressive attack on the fire and contained it to the room of origin.  The cause of the fire was due to an electrical malfunction inside the elevator control room.

    Assisting Aid Agencies

    Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Mike Allen

    Prepared By: Battalion Chief Mike Allen

    Date / Time Posted: 07/28/2022 0609

    Information Center: 951.826.5321