Garage gutted, vehicles destroyed by Hemet house fire

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities say a Hemet home was heavily damaged and a family was displaced after a blaze tore through the family’s garage Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 19. Although no injuries were reported, the fire also destroyed a car that was parked inside the garage as well as a van that was parked in the driveway. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Firefighter injured, dog saved, after Valle Vista mobile homes burn

VALLE VISTA, Calif. — Two homes, along with at least one pickup truck and several outbuildings were destroyed after a blaze tore through a Valle Vista residential neighborhood early Saturday morning, Jan. 9.¬†Although both homes were left uninhabitable, it was later learned that two young bystanders rescued a dog that was tied to a tree within a few feet of […]

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Woman confirmed dead after Valle Vista blaze

VALLE VISTA, Calif. — Officials have confirmed that one person was killed when an early morning blaze ripped through a Valle Vista mobile home overnight, Tuesday, Dec. 15. The fire, which leveled the home to the ground and destroyed at least two vehicles, happened at the Fairview Park Mobile Home Estates on the 44700 block of SR-74, east of Lincoln […]

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No injuries reported after early morning Hemet fire

HEMET, Calif. — Thanks to an elderly couple’s smoke detectors, no injuries were reported after an early morning fire ripped through a Hemet home’s garage Friday Nov. 27. The fire, which destroyed the garage and two vehicles, happened in the 3000 block of Red Rubin Court, southeast of W. Stetson and S. Sanderson avenues, and west of Seven Hills Golf […]

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Hemet motel room explosion brings huge response

HEMET, Calif. — Police and fire officials are investigating the cause of an explosion inside a motel room that rocked the Hemet Travelodge earlier today, Tuesday, Oct. 20. One man suffered burns and other injuries to both his arms and face, while another man was taken into custody at the scene. Although officials have not released any information about their […]

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Spared from last August’s wildfires, Los Rios Rancho destroyed by overnight fire

OK GLEN, Calif. — Recently spared from both the El Dorado and Apple fires, two major wildfires that burned right up to their property line in August, Riley’s Farm and several historic buildings at the Los Rios Rancho property burned to the ground in a massive, 4-Alarm blaze overnight. Although the valiant efforts of firefighters saved the property last month, […]

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Massive, 5-alarm blaze destroys Perris Salvation Army facility

PERRIS, Calif. — Despite an aggressive and exhaustive attack by firefighters from multiple agencies, a five-alarm commercial structure fire that tore through the Salvation Army Family Store and Donation Center in Perris destroyed the facility’s storage annex, wiping out the non-profit’s entire donation inventory, Tuesday, July 28. The destructive blaze, which also displaced about 40 men living at the facility’s […]

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Citizens’ quick response helps quell Johnson Park house fire

JOHNSON PARK, Calif. — Fire officials today are crediting Johnson Park area residents with helping to extinguish a residential structure fire that displaced a family living at the home that burned early Tuesday morning, July 28. The fire, which officials say was likely caused by a cigarette discarded into a planter on the home’s front porch, happened on the 38000 block of […]

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Banning business destroyed by blaze

BANNING, Calif. — Firefighters spent about two and a half hours battling a commercial structure fire that tore through and ultimately destroyed a Banning business late Wednesday evening, July 22. The blaze happened at Lithopass Printing Forms, on the 90 block of S. San Gorgonio Ave., between E. Ramsey and E. Livingston streets, according to fire officials. LEADING THE RCNS […]

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No injuries after 300′ crane collapses onto Kaiser Hospital

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — No injuries were reported after a 300 foot crane collapsed while working at Kaiser Permanente Hospital, at 10800 Magnolia Ave., yesterday afternoon, Saturday, July 11. Witnesses to the collapse later said from the scene that the fact that no one was injured was likely due to safety precautions being adhered to when the potentially deadly accident happened. […]

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