Riverside Fire Department

Horace Incident



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Incident Name: Horace Incident

Date Reported: 08/11/2019

Time Reported: 1106

Incident Location: 2607 Maude St, Riverside, CA 92504

Ward #: Ward 3 Subirous

Type of Incident: Vegetation Fire

Incident Number: RIV 19-023744

Control Time: 1155

Fatalities: 0

Critical: 0

Moderate: 0

Minor: 0

Non Injury: 0

Displaced Persons: 0

Loss: 0

Save: 0

Cause:

  • Unintentional
  • Evacuations: 0

    Evacuation Comments: 0



    Resources Assigned


    Chief Officer(s): 1

    Engine Companies: 8

    Truck Companies: 0

    Squad(s): 0

    Ambulance(s): 0

    Firefighter(s): 34

    Safety Officer(s): 0

    Public Information Officer(s): 1

    Fire Investigator(s): 0

    Overhead Personnel: 3

    Mutial Aid:

    Specialized Equipment:

    EOC: 1

    Utilities: 1

    Red Cross: 0

    Percent (%) Contained or Completed: 100

    Total (%) of Perimeter that will be Contained: 100

    Incident Size Acreage: 2


    Current Situation


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

    The City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a reported vegetation fire in the Alessandro Arroyo near the corner of Maude St and the Gage Canal. When fire crews arrived on scene they noted about ½ acre of vegetation burning off of the access road at a moderate rate of spread. Due to limited access, breezy conditions, and dry vegetation, the fire grew to 2 acres in a short period of time. A third alarm vegetation response was requested as a few structures became threatened during the incident. Fire crews were able to stop the forward progress of the fire in about 30 minutes with extensive mop of the burn area which took another 2 hours. No one was hurt during the incident and no structures were burned. The cause of the fire was due to an arcing downed power line at the heel of the fire.

    Assisting Aid Agencies


  • Riverside Public Utilities

  • Incident Commander: BC Thomas Jay

    Prepared By: BC Thomas Jay

    Date / Time Posted: 08/11/2019

    Information Center: 951.826.5321