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Thursday, February 28, 2013

CARRU- #JurupaFire 311 acres, 40% cont., winds calm.

Official Update 3-2-13 1830 hrs: Riverside County: CARRU-  100% contained @ 311 acres.

Official Update 3-2-13 0730 hrs:- 80% cont.  still 311 acres. no further spread anticipated, Full containment still estimated by 8:00 p.m. 

Official Update 3-1-13 2100 hrs:  is now 60% contained and remains at 311 acres. Full containment estimated 3/02/2013 at 8:00 p.m 

Official Update 3-1-13 1247 hrs: The forward rate of spread has stopped. Still 311 acres, 40% contained. Current weather: 83 degrees, 5% 

RH, winds NE at 10-15 MPH, gusting at 20-25 MPH

Official Update 3-1-13 1100 hrs:  #JurupaFire 311 acres, and is 40% cont. vegetation fire, Riverside County, Rio Road x Calle Hermosa, Jurupa Valley

Official Update 3-1-13 0800 hrs: Jurupa Fire CA-RRU-22083,  vegetation fire, Riverside County,
Rio Road x Calle Hermosa, Jurupa Valley
fire has burned 200 acres, and is 30% contained
Fire difficult due to heavy river bottom fuels (cane)
evacuations have been lifted. Cooperating Agencies: CALFIRE/Riverside County
Fire Department, Corona Fire Department, Morongo Fire Department,
Murrieta Fire Protection District, Pechanga FD, and Southern California Edison

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Official Update 21:45 hrs.: 9:45 p.m. 150 acres, 20% cont. day shift tomorrow, 1,846 Riverside City residents are without power.
Riverside County official Press release -
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire official Incident Page:

Official Update 20:45 hrs.: CARRU-  Fire is approximately 150 acres. 20% contained, winds are calm. 

Mandatory evacuations on Greenbrier Drive and Grassy Trail in the CITY of Riverside. Evacuation site by Riverside City at Nichols Park located at 5505 Dewey Ave.
Brush fire is seen in a riverbed in Jurupa Valley on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.
Photo Credit: KABC Photo 
Incident Name: Jurupa Incident Number: CARRU-22083
Date Reported: 02/28/2013 Time Reported: 4:43 PM
Incident Type: Vegetation Fire
Incident Location: Rio Rd X Calle Hermosa (TB 685-C4) City: Jurupa Valley
Cause: Loss: $0 Save: $0
Fatalities: 0 Critical: 0 Moderate: 0 Minor: 0 Non-Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulance(s): 0 Air Ambulance(s): 0
Containment Time: Control Time:
Resources Assigned
Engines: 24 Helicopter(s): 1 Truck Co: 0
Fire Fighters: 200 RVC Medic(s): 0 Air Tankers: 0
Overhead Personnel: 15 Ambulance(s): 0 Fire Crew(s): 135
Specialized Equipment:
County OES: No Fire Prev.: No Water Tenders: 3
Utilities: No Bulldozers: 2
Red Cross: No Displaced Persons: No Adult(s): 0 Child: 0
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE/Riverside, Corona FD, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Morongo Fire Department, Murrieta Fire Protection District, Orange County Fire Authority, Pechanga FD, Riverside County Fire Department, Southern California Edison
Current Situation: Update 7:30 p.m. Fire is now 20% contained, winds are calm. No estimation on full containment or control. Update 6:50 p.m. Fire is now 50-75 acres. Mandatory evacuations on Greenbrier Drive and Grassy Trail in the CITY of Riverside. Evacuation site by Riverside City at Nichols Park located at 5505 Dewey Ave. Orange County Fire Authority also assisting. Captain Lucas Spelman is the Fire Information Officer assigned and is on scene at Rio Road and Calle Hermosa. Additional updates will be posted as information becomes available. Update 5:45 p.m. Murrieta Fire Protection District, Morongo Fire Department and Pechanga Fire Department also assisting. Fire is 50 acres. CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters along with assistance from Riverside City and Corona City fire are working to extinguish a vegetation fire in the Santa Ana riverbottom. Powerlines are also down in the area. The fire is approximately 10 acres in size burning in heavy fuels. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.
Evacuations: No Evacuation Comments:
Prepared By: Jody Hagemann Prepared Date/Time: 02/28/2013 1942

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