Riverside Fire Department

Hole Lake Incident

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Incident Name: Hole Lake Incident

Date Reported: 4/24/2022

Time Reported: 1310 Hours

Incident Location: 6900 Block of Van Buren

Ward #: Ward 7 Hemenway

Type of Incident: Rubbish Fire

Incident Number: RIV #22-013762

Control Time: 4/24/2022 1400 Hours





Non Injury:

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  • Cause under investigation
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    Resources Assigned

    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 4

    Truck Companies:



    Firefighter(s): 14

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    Public Information Officer(s):

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    Red Cross:

    Percent (%) Contained or Completed: 100

    Total (%) of Perimeter that will be Contained: 100

    Incident Size Acreage: .1

    Current Situation

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    On April 24, the City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a brush fire reported near hole lake at Van Buren and Jurupa.  Fire department crews arrived on scene and found a fire burning at a homeless encampment.  Crews made an aggressive attack on the fire and contained the fire to a 100’ by 50’ area.  There were not any civilian or firefighter injuries reported.  The cause of the fire was undetermined but likely human caused. 

    Assisting Aid Agencies

    Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Michael Allen

    Prepared By: Battalion Chief Michael Allen

    Date / Time Posted: 4/24/2022 2104

    Information Center: 951-351-6120