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Rustin Incident

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Incident Name: Rustin Incident

Date Reported: 08/03/2023

Time Reported: 1923 Hours

Incident Location: 3400 block of Rustin Ave.

Ward #: Ward 1 Edwards

Type of Incident: Structure Fire

Incident Number: RIV # 23-026157

Control Time: 2000





Non Injury:

Displaced Persons: 1




  • Unintentional
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    Resources Assigned

    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 3

    Truck Companies: 1

    Squad(s): 1


    Firefighter(s): 17

    Safety Officer(s):

    Public Information Officer(s):

    Fire Investigator(s):

    Overhead Personnel:

    Mutual Aid:

  • No Mutual Aid Received
  • Specialized Equipment:



    Red Cross: 1

    Percent (%) Contained or Completed:

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    Current Situation

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    On August 3, 2023, The City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the Summer Meadows Apartments.  Fire department crews arrived on scene and found a medium sized apartment building with moderate smoke coming from the roof.  Fire department crews made an aggressive attack on the fire and contained it to the apartment of origin.  The cause of the fire was due to faulty electrical wiring inside the wall.  There were not any civilian or firefighter injuries reported.  The American Red Cross has been contacted for one displaced resident.

    Assisting Aid Agencies

  • Red Cross
  • Southern California Gas Company

  • Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Mike Allen

    Prepared By: Battalion Chief Mike Allen

    Date / Time Posted: 08/03/2023 2330

    Information Center: 951.826.5321