According to California Highway Patrol, last Friday afternoon at 1:20 p.m. a solo vehicle, for unknown reasons, lost control, ending up off the roadway in a ditch on Highway 74 just east of Highway 243. The male driver was transported by Idyllwild Fire Protection District ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment. Photos by Jenny Kirchner

Idyllwild Fire
Here are some of the calls Idyllwild Fire Protection District responded to recently.
• Nov. 30 — Medical aid, 9:50 a.m. Delano Dr.
• Nov. 30 — Power line down, 11:56 a.m. Saunders Meadow Rd.
• Nov. 30 — Assist police or other government agency, 11:57 a.m. Fern Valley Rd.
• Nov. 30 — Power line down, 12:30 p.m. Marian View Dr.
• Nov. 30 — Power line down, 12:45 p.m. N. Circle Dr.
• Nov. 30 — Motor vehicle accident with injuries, 2:09 p.m. Highway 243.
• Nov. 30 — Walk-in medical aid, 4:55 p.m.
• Dec. 1 — Walk-in medical aid, 12:22 p.m.
• Dec. 1 — Walk-in medical aid, 5:40 p.m.
• Dec. 1 — Alarm system sound due to malfunction, 6:46 p.m. Macteckelwood Ln.
• Dec. 2 — Medical aid, 4:28 a.m. Marian View Dr.
• Dec. 2 — Medical aid, 7:04 a.m. River Dr.
• Dec. 2 — Power line down, 3:10 p.m. Marian View Dr.
• Dec. 2 — Medical aid, 5:04 p.m. McMahon Rd.
• Dec. 2 — Walk-in medical aid, 8:48 p.m.
• Dec. 3 — CO detector activation due to malfunction, 5:32 p.m. Strawberry Valley Dr.
• Dec. 4 — Arcing, shorted electrical equipment, 8:07 p.m. Scenic Dr.
• Dec. 5 — Hazardous condition, 11 a.m. Point of Rocks Dr.
• Dec. 5 — Medical aid, 11:43 a.m. Pine Crest Ave.
• Dec. 5 — Medical aid, 12:48 p.m. Highway 243.
• Dec. 6 — Medical aid, 5:01 a.m. S. Circle Dr.
• Dec. 6 — Medical aid, 10:11 a.m. S. Circle Dr.
• Dec. 6 — Motor vehicle accident with injuries, 1:25 p.m. Highway 74.
• Dec. 6 — Power line down, 8:19 p.m. Strong Dr.
• Dec. 6 — Medical aid, 9:04 p.m. Pine Crest Ave.
• Dec. 6 — Cooking fire, confined to container, 11:06 p.m. Doubleview Dr.
• Dec. 8 — Walk-in medical aid, 11:50 a.m.
• Dec. 8 — Walk-in medical aid, 3:20 p.m.
• Dec. 8 — Medical aid, 7:59 p.m. Highway 243.

Cal Fire
Here are some recent Cal Fire calls by station.

Station 23 - Pine Cove
• Nov. 26 — Inaccessible rescue, 1:07 p.m.
• Nov. 27 — Traffic collision, 3:18 p.m.
• Nov. 29 — Power line down, 4:47 a.m.
• Nov. 29 — Power line down, 6:06 a.m.
• Nov. 29 — Falls, 8:32 a.m.
• Nov. 29 — Electrical hazard, 8:54 a.m.
• Nov. 29 — CO alarm residential, 9:17 a.m.
• Nov. 29 — Power lines down, 9:36 a.m.
• Nov. 29 — Sick person, 5:40 p.m.
• Dec. 4 — Fire, false alarm, 4:30 p.m.
• Dec. 6 — Cardiac arrest, 10:08 a.m.
• Dec. 7 — CO alarm residential, 1:18 a.m.
• Dec. 8 — Traffic collision, 5:16 p.m.

Station 30 - Pinyon Nov. 26 — Inaccessible rescue, 1:07 p.m.
• Nov. 26 — Traffic collision, 6:27 p.m.
• Nov. 29 — Traffic collision, 2:38 a.m.
• Nov. 29 — Smoke check, false alarm, 12:07 p.m.
• Nov. 29 — Traffic collision, 6:47 p.m.
• Dec. 1 — Traffic collision, 8:56 p.m.
• Dec. 7 — Public assist, 11:40 a.m.
• Dec. 8 — Traffic collision, 5:16 p.m.

Station 53 - Garner Valley
• Nov. 26 — Inaccessible rescue, 1:07 p.m.
• Nov. 28 — Fire, false alarm, 5:27 p.m.
• Nov. 28 — Cold exposure, 9:33 p.m.
• Nov. 29 — Traffic collision, 6:47 p.m.
• Nov. 30 — Traffic collision, 9:09 a.m.
• Nov. 29 — Unknown medical, 2:08 p.m.
• Dec. 1 — Traffic collision, 8:56 p.m.
• Dec. 4 — Fire, false alarm, 4:30 p.m.
• Dec. 5 — Heart problems, 11:08 p.m.
• Dec. 6 — Sick person, 10:52 a.m.
• Dec. 6 — Traffic collisions, 1:24 p.m.
• Dec. 8 — Fire, false alarm, 10:57 a.m.
• Dec. 8 — Traffic collision, 5:16 p.m.

Station 63 - Poppet Flats
• Nov. 26 — Vegetation fire, 9:12 a.m.
• Nov. 26 — Electrical hazard, 12:06 p.m.
• Nov. 29 — Unknown medical alarm, 5:01 p.m.
• Nov. 29 — Cold exposure, 5:37 p.m.
• Nov. 29 — Unknown medical alarm, 6:41 p.m.
• Nov. 30 — Traffic collision, 3:50 p.m.
• Dec. 3 — Sick person, 1:53 p.m.
• Dec. 3 — Fire, false alarm, 3:25 p.m.
• Dec. 5 — Unknown medical alarm, 4:39 a.m.
• Dec. 7 — Traffic collision, 10:46 a.m.

Sheriff’s log
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station responded to the following calls Sunday to Saturday, Dec. 1 to Dec. 7.

Idyllwild
• Dec. 1 — Public disturbance, 11:45 a.m. 26000 block of Saunders Meadow Rd. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 1 — Alarm call, 11:51 a.m. 26000 block of Highway 243. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 1 — Trespassing, 12:07 p.m. Address undefined. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 2 — Unattended death, 5:05 p.m. Address withheld. Report taken.
• Dec. 2 — Check the welfare, 8:06 p.m. Address undefined. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 3 — Alarm call, 1:00 a.m. N. Circle Dr. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 3 — Vandalism, 9:15 a.m. 54000 block of S. Circle Dr. Report taken.
• Dec. 4 — 911 call, 1:01 a.m. Upper Indian Rock Rd. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 5 — Burglary, 8:05 a.m. Ridgeview Dr. Report taken.
• Dec. 5 — Burglary, 8:33 a.m. 26000 block of Highway 243. Report taken.
• Dec. 6 — Unattended death, 10:08 a.m. Address withheld. Report taken.
• Dec. 6 — Burglary, 10:26 a.m. 54000 block of Marian View Dr. Report taken.
• Dec. 6 — Check the welfare, 10:39 a.m. Address undefined. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 6 — Harassing phone calls, 3:09 p.m. Address withheld. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 6 — Public assist, 4:38 p.m. 52000 block of Doubleview Dr. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 6 — Public disturbance, 6:43 p.m. 25000 block of Highway 243. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 6 — Unknown trouble, 11:07 p.m. 52000 block of Doubleview Dr. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 6 — Alarm call, 11:14 p.m. 52000 block of Doubleview Dr. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 7 — Search & rescue operation, 8:19 a.m. 24000 block of Fern Valley Rd. Report taken.
• Dec. 7 — Search & rescue operation, 11:54 a.m. 24000 block of Fern Valley Rd. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 7 — Public disturbance, 2:24 p.m. 25000 block of Highway 243. Handled by deputy.

Mountain Center
• Dec. 5 — Suspicious circumstance, 11:21 a.m. 52000 block of E. Highway 74. Handled by deputy.

Pine Cove
• Dec. 2 — Vandalism, 7:31 p.m. 23000 block of Highway 243. Report taken.
• Dec. 2 — Alarm call, 11:54 a.m. Cedar Crest Dr. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 2 — Unlawful entry, 12:11 p.m. 52000 block of Pine Cove Rd. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 3 — Noise complaint, 7:47 p.m. 24000 block of Marion Ridge Dr. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 4 — Animal abuse, 9:52 a.m. Rosaline Rd. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 4 — 911 call from business, 11:16 a.m. Franklin Dr. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 5 — Noise complaint, 8:14 p.m. Marion Ridge Dr. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 7 — Trespassing, 12:31 p.m. Foster Lake Rd. Handled by deputy.

Pine Meadows/Garner Valley
• Dec. 1 — Trespassing, 2:01 p.m. Address undefined. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 4 — 911 call from business, 12:00 p.m. Tool Box Spring Rd. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 4 — 911 call from business, 1:09 p.m. Tool Box Spring Rd. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 4 — Suicide threat, 5:56 p.m. Address withheld. Report taken.

Poppet Flats
• Dec. 3 — Check the welfare, 3:09 p.m. Coyote St. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 4 — Check the welfare, 3:21 p.m. Coyote St. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 6 — Assist other department, 8:33 a.m. Quail Dr. Handled by deputy.

San Bernardino
National Forest
• Dec. 1 — Shots fired, 6:12 p.m. Indian Rd. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 1 — Public assist, 10:21 p.m. 48000 block of Twin Pines Rd. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 2 — Suicide threat, 10:24 a.m. Address withheld. Report taken.
• Dec. 3 — Suicide threat, 9:44 a.m. Address withheld. Handled by deputy.

Twin Pines
• Dec. 3 — Alarm call, 11:15 a.m. Woodcliff Dr. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 4 — Alarm call, 8:36 a.m. Woodcliff Dr. Handled by deputy.
• Dec. 6 — Petty theft, 10:55 a.m. 47000 block of Twin Pines Rd. Report taken.

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