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News Release
Release Date: 06/17/2012 Release Time: 1:03 PM
Contact: S.Blair
Subject: Riverside City Fire crews assist on Highland Fire (near Beaumont)
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Crews from the City of Riverside - Fire Department are assisting with efforts to extinguish a stubborn wildland vegatation fire in the mountainous region south of Beaumont, Ca. On 6/16/12 two engines with 8 total personnel and two Chief Officers were requested as part of immediate and planned need Strike Teams to assist in extinguishment and structure protection on the Highland Incident. As os 12:46 pm the fire is currently at 2200 acres and 60% contained.
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