Riverside Fire Department

University Incident

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Incident Name: University Incident

Date Reported: 05/19/2022

Time Reported: 1115 Hours

Incident Location: 1400 Block of University

Ward #: Ward 2 Cervantes

Type of Incident: Possible Hazardous Materials

Incident Number: RIV #22-016652

Control Time: 1404 Hours

Fatalities: 0

Critical: 0

Moderate: 0


Non Injury: YES

Displaced Persons: 0

Loss: 0

Save: NA


  • Cause, Other
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    Resources Assigned

    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 2

    Truck Companies:



    Firefighter(s): 13

    Safety Officer(s): 0

    Public Information Officer(s): 0

    Fire Investigator(s): 0

    Overhead Personnel:

    Mutial Aid:

  • No Mutual Aid Received
  • Specialized Equipment:

  • Haz-Mat
  • EOC: 0

    Utilities: 0

    Red Cross: 0

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    Current Situation

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    The City of Riverside Fire Department responded to scene of a Hazardous Materials incident near University and Iowa Ave.  An unknown substance was found in a vacant office space and one civilian had a reaction that required transport by ambulance.  The Riverside City Fire Haz-Mat team was requested to Haz-Cat the substance that was suspected to be chemical in nature. The team concludedd that the subsance was simply dust of some form and that the patient's medical emergency was unrelated.    


    Assisting Aid Agencies

    Incident Commander: Scott Wilson

    Prepared By: Scott Wilson

    Date / Time Posted: 05/19/2022 @ 2100

    Information Center: 951.826.5321