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Tag: "Riverside County Fire Department"

Fire drill to be held on Hill in spring

A large scale, wildland-urban interface fire exercise will be held Thursday morning, May 22, in the Idyllwild and Pine Cove communities. Organized by the Riverside County Fire Chief’s Association, the exercise will allow fire, law enforcement and animal service agencies to field-simulate a major fire rapidly approaching the two communities.   The exercise will focus […]

Vegetation fire in Pinyon

At 4:15 p.m., the Pinyon Fire’s spread has stopped at seven acres, according to Riverside County Fire Department information officer Jody Hagemann. Originally, the when firefighters arrived on the scene, the fire was reported at six acres. It is located near the Santa Rosa Reservation. Currently, the burning area has been halted and no structures […]

Hiker fatality at Humber Park

Riverside County Fire Department/CAL FIRE reported at 10:50 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 the death of a male hiker on the Ernie Maxwell Trail. Responding personnel performed resuscitation efforts but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. A Sheriff’s Department press release later in the day stated Hemet Station had received a call for assistance […]

Injured female hiker rescued on Tahquitz

Injured female hiker rescued on Tahquitz

A female hiker was rescued from Tahquitz Rock in Idyllwild after sustaining injury to an extremity, according to Riverside County Fire Department spokesperson Jody Hagemann. The injured female was extracted from the area by a helicopter hoist and was transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital in stable condition, according to Hagemann. RCFD, CAL […]

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