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Friday, May 17, 2013

CA-RRU-#54Fire 40 acres - 100% contained #CaFire

Last Updated: May 17, 2013 8:30 am 

Update: One firefighter was transported to an area hospital via ground ambulance due to heat exhaustion and second firefighter was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. An overnight flare up also affected power lines along Wallace Rd., cutting power to 14 families who were evacuated to a cooling center at 7th Street and Orchard Avenue by the City of Coachella's Office of Emergency Services.

Date/Time Started: May 16, 2013 1:48 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Riverside Unit
County: Riverside County
Location: Avenue 54 and Tyler Street, near the community of Coachella
Acres Burned: 40 acres
Containment 40 acres - 100% contained 

Cause: The cause of the fire remains under investigation
Total Fire Personnel: 65 firefighters
Engines: 19 engines
Airtankers: 2 air tankers
Dozers: 1 bulldozer 



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