Riverside Fire Department

River Bottom Incident

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Incident Name: River Bottom Incident

Date Reported: 09/19/2022

Time Reported: 0140 Hours

Incident Location: 5480 Jurupa Avenue, Riverside, CA 92504

Ward #: Ward 1 Edwards

Type of Incident: Vegetation Fire

Incident Number: RIV #22-032289

Control Time: 09/19/2022 at 0220

Fatalities: 0

Critical: 0

Moderate: 0

Minor: 0

Non Injury:

Displaced Persons: None




  • Cause under investigation
  • Evacuations: None

    Evacuation Comments:

    Resources Assigned

    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 5

    Truck Companies:



    Firefighter(s): 18

    Safety Officer(s):

    Public Information Officer(s):

    Fire Investigator(s):

    Overhead Personnel:

    Mutial Aid:

    Specialized Equipment:



    Red Cross:

    Percent (%) Contained or Completed:

    Total (%) of Perimeter that will be Contained:

    Incident Size Acreage: 1.5 Acres

    Current Situation

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

    At 0140 on 9/19/2022 the City of Riverside Fire Department was dispatched to a reported vegetation fire in the Santa Ana River Bottom below Grassy Trail Drive.  The first arriving unit found approximately a half-acre of dense vegetation burning adjacent to the bike trail.  The fire was brought under control at 0220.  Currently a total of 5 engines are on scene working to fully extinguish the fire.  Commitment time for resources is 1-2 hours.  There are no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation with human involvement.

    Assisting Aid Agencies

    Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Mike Allen

    Prepared By: Battalion Chief Garrett Coryell

    Date / Time Posted: 09/19/2022 0255

    Information Center: 951.351.6120