Updated 9:50 a.m. Firefighters were making "good progress on containment" of a residential structure fire reported at 8:57 a.m. near Highway 243 and Pine Cove Road, according to Cal Fire-Riverside County spokeswoman Jody Hagemann.
"Resources will be committed approximately three hours," Hagemann said in a statement. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire was being investigated.
First posted 9:48 a.m. A three-story cabin in Pine Cove was reported on fire Monday morning and "well-involved" with power lines down in the area, a Cal Fire-Riverside County spokeswoman said.
The fire was reported at 8:57 a.m. near Highway 243 and Pine Cove Road, according to Cal Fire. Seven engine companies responded.
The first firefighters responding to the residential structure fire found the cabin well-involved, said Jody Hagemann of Cal Fire-Riverside County.
No injuries were reported as of 9:40 a.m. and Hagemann said she was waiting for updates.
Crews from Cal Fire, the Idyllwild Fire Protection District and Southern California Edison responded, Hagemann said.
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Riverside County Incident page: CARRU-46981
Incident Name: Pine Cove (CONTAINED) Incident Number: CARRU-46981
Date Reported: 05/23/2011 Time Reported: 8:57 AM
Incident Type: Residential Structure Fire
Incident Location: 24291 Hy 243 X Pinc Cove Rd (TB 814-A5) City: Pine Cove
Size/Type of Fuel/etc.: 3-Story Cabin Cause: Under Investigation
Loss: $0 (STR): $0 (Contents): $0 Vehicle(s): $0
Save: $0 (STR): $0 (Contents): $0 Cost to Date: $0
Fatalities: 0 Critical: 0 Moderate: 0 Minor: 0 Non-Injury: 0
Transported Ground AMB: 0 Air AMB: 0
Containment Time: Control Time:
Engines: 7 Breathing Supp.: 1 Helicopters: 0
Truck Co: 0 Squad: 0 Air Attack: 0
Firefighters: 24 RVC Medics: 0 Air Tankers: 0
Overhead Personnel: 2 AMB's: 0 Fire Crews: 0
Haz. Mat: No Co. Health: No County OES: No Fire Prev.: No Water Tenders: 0
Electrical Co: Yes Gas Co: No Water Co: No Bulldozers: 0
Red Cross: No Chaplain: No Displaced Persons: No Adult: 0 Child: 0
Misc. Equip: 05/23/2011 1021 Sheriff's Office: No CHP: Yes Office: Indio
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE/Riverside, California Highway Patrol – Indio, Idyllwild Fire Protection District, Riverside County Fire Dept, Southern California Edison, USFS – San Bernardino
Comments: Update 10:45a.m. : Fire was contained at 10:21 a.m. Update 9:50 a.n.: Firefighters making good progress on containment. Resources will be committed approximately three hours. No injuries. CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters are on scene of a structure fire in the Pine Cove area. The first arriving engine company reported a three-story cabin well-involved. Powerlines are down. Updates will be posted as information becomes available. Follow CALFIRERRU on "Twitter"
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Prepared By: Jody Hagemann Prepared Date/Time: 05/23/2011 1044