Riverside Fire Department

Mitchell Incident

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Incident Name: Mitchell Incident

Date Reported: 06/16/2020

Time Reported: 1540 Hours

Incident Location: 5500 Block of Mitchell Riverside CA

Ward #: Ward 7 Hemenway

Type of Incident: Vegetation Fire

Incident Number: RIV #20-014701

Control Time: 06/16/2020 @ 1832 Hours

Fatalities: 0

Critical: 0

Moderate: 0

Minor: 0

Non Injury: YES

Displaced Persons: 0

Loss: 0

Save: NA


  • Cause under investigation
  • Evacuations: 0

    Evacuation Comments: 0

    Resources Assigned

    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 5

    Truck Companies: 0

    Squad(s): 0

    Ambulance(s): 0

    Firefighter(s): 19

    Safety Officer(s): 1

    Public Information Officer(s): 1

    Fire Investigator(s): 1

    Overhead Personnel: 1

    Mutial Aid:

    Specialized Equipment:

    EOC: 1

    Utilities: 0

    Red Cross: 0

    Percent (%) Contained or Completed: 100

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

    Incident Size Acreage: 4 acres

    Current Situation

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    The Riverside City Fire Department responded to a reported vegetation fire at on the 5500 block of Mitchell Ave.  The first arriving units reported a fast moving grass fire on the side of a hill with structures threatened.  This set of circumstances led to the addition of two extra engines and a water tender to the response. The units on scene extinguished the fire using multiple progressive hose lays prior to any damage to the threatened structures or any property improvements. 

    Assisting Aid Agencies

    Incident Commander: Scott Wilson

    Prepared By: Scott Wilson

    Date / Time Posted: 06/16/2020 @ 2235 Hours

    Information Center: 951.826.5321