Incident Name: Mt. Rubidoux
Date Reported: 7/26/2019
Time Reported: 1756
Incident Location: 4600 Mission Inn
Ward #: 1
Type of Incident: Vegitation Fire
Incident Number: 19-22085
Control Time: 1839
Non Injury: none
Displaced Persons: 0
Evacuation Comments: Evacuated the walking trail on Mt Rubidoux
Chief Officer(s): 2
Engine Companies: 8
Truck Companies: 0
Safety Officer(s): 1
Public Information Officer(s): 1
Fire Investigator(s): 2
Overhead Personnel: 2
Red Cross: 0
Percent (%) Contained or Completed: 100
Total (%) of Perimeter that will be Contained: 100
Incident Size Acreage: 1.5
The City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a possible vegetation fire on Mt. Rubidoux. Upon arrival there was about a quarter acre of vegetation burning in medium fuels on the western (Rubidoux) side. The fire ran up the hill toward the walking trail under the cross. Units initiated progressive hose lays to mitigate the incident.
A Third Alarm was established.
RPD was requested to evacuate the walking trail on Mt Rubidoux.
A safety officer and PIO were assigned.
The fire pushed to 1.5 acres.
Once the forward spread was stopped the fire was contained and mopped up.
The investigation revealed accidental human cause.
There were no firefighters injured during this incident.
Incident Commander: T. Perna
Prepared By: T. Perna
Date / Time Posted: 7/29/2019 2100
Information Center: 951.826.5321