Riverside Fire Department

Vegetation Fire

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Incident Name: Commerce Incident

Date Reported: 9/1/19

Time Reported: 1333

Incident Location: 4800 Block of Commerce

Ward #: 2

Type of Incident: Vegetation Fire

Incident Number: 19-26111

Control Time: 1414

Fatalities: none

Critical: none

Moderate: none

Minor: none

Non Injury: Yes

Displaced Persons: 0

Loss: 1000

Save: 0


  • Cause undetermined after investigation
  • Evacuations: None

    Evacuation Comments: None

    Resources Assigned

    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 6

    Truck Companies: 0

    Squad(s): 0

    Ambulance(s): 0

    Firefighter(s): 22

    Safety Officer(s): 0

    Public Information Officer(s): 0

    Fire Investigator(s): 3

    Overhead Personnel: 1

    Mutial Aid:

    Specialized Equipment:

    EOC: 0

    Utilities: 0

    Red Cross: 0

    Percent (%) Contained or Completed: 100

    Total (%) of Perimeter that will be Contained:

    Incident Size Acreage: .25

    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. Upon arrival there was approximately a 50 by 50 fire burning on a hillside in thick brush and trees. The fire burned down into a nursies pile of clippings approximately 30 by 20 feet in size. Crews extinguished the fire and mopped the area. The investigations was undetermined on cause. Total area burned .25 acres. The BNSF railroad was shut dowm for a brief period of time. The owner was contacted and the property was turned over to him once we were completed.

    Assisting Aid Agencies

    Incident Commander: T. Perna

    Prepared By: T. Perna

    Date / Time Posted: 9/01/2019 1640

    Information Center: 951.826.5321