Riverside Fire Department

Mt. Rubidoux

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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

Fatalities: none

Critical: none

Moderate: none

Minor: none

Non Injury: none

Displaced Persons: 0

Loss: N/A

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  • Unintentional
  • Evacuations: Yes

    Evacuation Comments: Evacuated the walking trail on Mt Rubidoux

    Resources Assigned

    Chief Officer(s): 2

    Engine Companies: 8

    Truck Companies: 0

    Squad(s): 0

    Ambulance(s): 1

    Firefighter(s): 28

    Safety Officer(s): 1

    Public Information Officer(s): 1

    Fire Investigator(s): 2

    Overhead Personnel: 2

    Mutual Aid:

    Specialized Equipment:

    EOC: 0

    Utilities: 0

    Red Cross: 0

    Percent (%) Contained or Completed: 100

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

    Incident Size Acreage: 1.5

    Current Situation

    (Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)

    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.

    Assisting Aid Agencies

  • AMR

  • Incident Commander: T. Perna

    Prepared By: T. Perna

    Date / Time Posted: 7/29/2019 2100

    Information Center: 951.826.5321