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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

CA-RRU Merwin Fire 175 acres. Moreno Valley Extended commitment time of resources. No structures threatened. #CAFire

Merwin Fire CA-RRU-74316 Vegetation Fire, Moreno Valley, Riverside County

Evacuations: Group camp area in Lake Perris State Park being evacuated.


Moreno Valley fire
— stu mundel (@StringerLA) 
Update 7-1-15 2300: Fire is now approximately 175 acres. Extended commitment time of resources. No structures threatened. Evacuation of Group Camping area at Lake Perris State Park remains in effect. No injuries reported.
Update 7-1-15 2200:  70 acres
Update 7-1-15 2100:  Fire is approx. 40 acres. Group camp area in Lake Perris State Park being evacuated.
Update 7-1-15 2045: 30 acres moving uphill away from structures towards Lake Perris




Location: Near Merwin St and Campbell Av in Moreno Valley, Riverside County.
Media: Information Officer, Battalion Chief Janssen en route. ICP Located at Merwin Street and Alessandro Blvd.
Twitter hashtag: #MerwinFire

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****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
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