UPDATED: BELLA VISTA: Two dead after fiery, solo-vehicle wreck – vegetation fire halted at 30 acres

UPDATED: Sunday, July 8, 6 p.m. With details regarding road closure UPDATED: Sunday, July 8, 5:30 p.m. With additional details from CHP UPDATED: Sunday, July 8, 4:40 p.m. With additional details from Cal Fire See original story below. Firefighters battling a blaze that began after a vehicle crashed while traveling on Highway 299 near Woodman Ln., have reportedly gotten the […]

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HEMET: Apartment destroyed by blaze that also killed family pet in second apartment

HEMET — One apartment was destroyed and another was damaged by smoke during a swift moving blaze that also killed a family pet this morning. The fire erupted inside a downstairs residence at the Devonshire Apartments at 2770 Devonshire Ave, between Sanderson Ave and Kirby St, in Hemet. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Distracted by radio, cab driver causes fiery, head-on […]

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Officials investigating after Burney home destroyed by fire

BURNEY — Officials are investigating after a home was consumed by fire earlier this evening. There have not been any reported injuries related to the blaze, which destroyed the home, leaving it uninhabitable. The destructive fire happened less than half mile from Burney’s Fire Station 17. Burney Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to the home around 7 p.m., after […]

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UPDATED: Murrieta woman, 58, rescued by firefighters as roof collapses around them, dies

UPDATED: Monday, Mar. 19, 8 p.m. MURRIETA — A woman pulled from a burning home – even as the roof was collapsing down around firefighters as they pulled her out of the house to safety – later died from injuries she received inside the inferno. Images of the dramatic rescue efforts were captured by Joe Fanaselle, a local freelance photographer. […]

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JOHNSON PARK: Fire erupts at home around corner from fire station

JOHNSON PARK — Firefighters from multiple area stations and agencies battled a house fire that erupted around the corner from a Cal Fire station, Sunday, Mar. 4. Although the residents were home when the destructive blaze broke out, they escaped injury, according to officials. “The crews from several different agencies worked together and did what needed to be done,” Burney Fire Chief […]

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SAN JACINTO: Firefighters battle RV fire that threatened vehicles, structures

SAN JACINTO — Firefighters knocked down an RV blaze that threatened other vehicles and structures Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 27. Although at least one RV was destroyed by the fire and several others were damaged, there were no reported injuries related to the fire, which happened at 800 W. 7th Street, west of S. State Street, in San Jacinto. Cal Fire/Riverside County […]

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HEMET: Abandoned home destroyed by blaze, officials investigating

HEMET — Officials are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed an abandoned home in Hemet this morning. The blaze, which firefighters spent less than 30 minutes knocking down, happened on the 700 block of N. State Street, just north of E. Menlo Avenue. City of Hemet Fire and Police Departments along with other emergency first responders were dispatched to […]

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MEAD VALLEY: Two displaced by blaze that destroyed home

MEAD VALLEY — A home was destroyed and two people were displaced by a fast moving blaze that swept through a manufactured home, late Tuesday evening, Dec. 26. The destructive fire happened on the 21000 block of Oleander Ave, between Brown and Haines Streets, in Mead Valley. The fire was reported to emergency dispatchers just before 11 p.m., by multiple 911 callers reporting […]

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MORENO VALLEY: Firefighters battle stubborn fire at waste management facility

MORENO VALLEY — Firefighters spent several hours battling a blaze at a waste management facility that began Friday evening, Dec. 29. The fire broke out at the Moreno Valley Waste Management Transfer Station at 17700 Indian Street, south of Nandina Avenue and east of Indian Street, in Moreno Valley. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters responded to the location just after 7 p.m., after receiving reports […]

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CORONA: Woman, 72, burned saving 2 grandchildren from burning home after airborne car crashes into it

CORONA — A 72-year-old woman was burned while helping to save her two grandchildren, ages 7 and 8, from a detached guest house fire, early Monday morning, Dec. 18. The guest house was set ablaze after an airborne car smashed into the structure and burst into flames, trapping the three victims inside the burning residence. DUI is suspected as a contributing factor […]

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