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Incident Name: Ottawa Incident

Date Reported: 01/26/2020

Time Reported: 1149 Hours

Incident Location: 3900 Ottawa, Riverside CA 92501

Ward #: Ward 1, Edwards

Type of Incident: Arcing Powerlines

Incident Number: Riv # 20-0002810

Control Time: 01/26/2020 at 1218 Hours

Fatalities: 0

Critical: 0

Moderate: 0

Minor: 0

Non Injury: 0

Displaced Persons: 0

Loss: 0

Save: 0


  • Unintentional
  • Evacuations: None

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    Resources Assigned

    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 1

    Truck Companies: 1

    Squad(s): 0

    Ambulance(s): 0

    Firefighter(s): 7

    Safety Officer(s): 0

    Public Information Officer(s): 0

    Fire Investigator(s): 0

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    Utilities: Yes

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    Current Situation

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    The City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a reported tree fire in the 3900 block of Ottawa Ave.  When fire units arrived on scene, they discovered a large tree that had come into contact with powerlines.  This resulted in a power outage to several blocks in the immediate area.  Riverside City Firefighters confirmed that no powerlines were down and there was no threat to the neighborhood. Riverside Public Utilities was requested and responded to the incident to restore power to the neighborhood.  There were no civilian or firefighter injuries reported during the incident.

    Assisting Aid Agencies

  • Riverside Public Utilities

  • Incident Commander: Captain Scott Wilson

    Prepared By: Captain Scott Wilson

    Date / Time Posted: 01/26/2020 at 1540 hours

    Information Center: 951.826.5321