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Saturday, January 3, 2015

CALFIRE/Riverside County Technical Rescue - Female From Fireplace #CAFire


 CALFIRE/Riverside County Firefighters performed a technical rescue on a female trapped inside a fire place. The female entered the 12 x 12 foot brick open face fireplace from the roof line. It took resources approximately two hours to extricated the patient. The patient was then transported via ground ambulance to a local area hospital with minor to moderate injuries.

INCIDENT INFORMATION FACT SHEET
Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Rancho Type of Incident: Technical Rescue
Incident Address: 15800 Rancho Viejo Drive Incident Number: CA-RRU-1036
Community: Woodcrest Date Reported: 1/3/2015
Time Reported: 4:58 AM
Fatalities: 0 Major: 0 Moderate: 0 Minor: 1 Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 1 Est. Containment Time:
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Evacuation Comments:

Resources Assigned
Firefighters: 23 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Engine Companies: 3 Air Tankers: 0 Air Attack: No
Truck Companies: 2 Fire Crews: 0 OES: No
Overhead Personnel: 1 Water Tenders: 0 American Red Cross: No
Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 0 Displaced Persons: No
RVC Medics: 0 Ambulance Air: 0 Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: None, Urban Search and Rescue Team (USAR),

Cooperating Agencies
American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office,

Prepared By: Jennifer Fuhrman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
Date/Time Posted: 1/3/2015 7:10 AM Follow us on Twitter: CALFIRERRU
 For additional information please contact The Riverside Sheriff's Office at 951-222-7536


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