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Saturday, February 23, 2013

CA-RRU-Fillmore Coachella WildlandFire - 5 acres, 100% - #CaFire

 Incident Name: Fillmore (CONTAINED)  Incident Number: CARRU-20179
Date Reported: 02/23/2013  Time Reported: 11:48 AM
Incident Type: Wildland Fire
Incident Location: Ave 53 X Fillmore St (TB5471-F6)  City: Coachella
Cause: Under Investigation  Loss: $0  Save: $0
Injuries:
Fatalities: 0  Critical: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non-Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulance(s): 0  Air Ambulance(s): 0
Containment Time: 02/23/2013 1500  Control Time:
Resources Assigned
Engines: 18  Helicopter(s): 0  Truck Co: 0
Fire Fighters: 91  RVC Medic(s): 0  Air Tankers: 0
Overhead Personnel: 5  Ambulance(s): 0  Fire Crew(s): 2
Specialized Equipment:
County OES: No  Fire Prev.: Yes  Water Tenders: 2
Utilities: No  Bulldozers: 1
Red Cross: No  Displaced Persons: No  Adult(s): 0  Child: 0
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE/Riverside, Riverside County Fire Department
Current Situation:Update 4:07 p.m. - The fire was contained to five (5) acres at approximately 3:00 p.m. The cause of the fire was determined to be from spontaneous combustion from heavy piles of mulch, debris and green waste. Firefighters will be committed to the scene through the evening for full control. No injuries reported. Update 12:09 p.m. - The fire is now 3-5 acres. The fire is progressing at a slow rate. Firefighters will be committed for approximately six hours. Updates will be posted as information becomes available. CAL FIRE/Riverside County firefighters responded to a wildland fire. First arriving engine company reported two acres of heavy brush on fire, moving at a moderate rate of spread.
Evacuations: No  Evacuation Comments:
Prepared By: Melody Hendrickson  Prepared Date/Time: 02/23/2013 1609


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