19 residents displaced after Lake Elsinore apartment blaze

LAKE ELINORE, Calif. — Authorities say a total of 19 people from three apartment units were displaced after a fire swept through a Lake Elsinore apartment earlier this morning Sunday, March 14. No injuries were reported after the blaze, which occurred in the 300 block of N. Langstaff Street, between Pottery Street and W. Sumner Avenue. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Burney area fire resources taxed fighting eight suspicious overnight fires

JOHNSON PARK, Calif. — Intermountain area firefighters from multiple area fire stations spent nearly three and a half hours knocking down eight separate but possibly related fires early Thursday morning, March 4. The fires included a large log deck blaze at a lumber yard and seven additional grass and vegetation fires within a half-mile radius. Authorities have since said the […]

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No injuries reported after Hemet mobile home destroyed by fire

HEMET, Calif. — No injuries were reported after a residential structure fire tore through a Hemet mobile home this afternoon, Friday, Feb. 5. The blaze forced the closure of several streets in the area while firefighters worked to extinguish the fire, which happened¬†at the Sun Valley Estates mobile home park in the area of S. Elk Street and W. Acacia […]

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2 toddlers and 3 dogs dead, 4 others critically burned, after Elsinore area blaze

LAKELAND VILLAGE, Calif. — Authorities and family members say two young children, ages 1 and 2, were killed, while another four victims were critically injured and remain hospitalized after a deadly fire tore through a Lakeland Village home in the Lake Elsinore area yesterday afternoon, Monday, Jan. 25. Three family dogs were also killed in the blaze, which took about […]

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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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