CRIME/PUBLIC SAFETY NEWS PERRIS

Leaking Railcar In Perris Prompts Evacuations and 215 Freeway Shutdown

Update: Both sides of the 215 freeway have reopened evacuation all evacuations have been lifted. A leaking railcar in Perris has prompted officials to evacuate a 1/2 mile radius. The leaking railcar is located in a secured yard at Oleander and Harville Avenues. That evacuation zone includes both North and Southbound lanes of the 215 Read More…

FIRES NEWS RIVERSIDE

Woodcrest Fire Burns Palm Trees and Structures

A fire broke out in the unincorporated Riverside County community of Woodcrest Saturday afternoon. The fire reported around 12:15pm in the 15000 block of Cartwright Drive. It spread quickly from palm trees to neighboring structures and trailers. Dozens of firefighters responded and mandatory evacuations were ordered. By late afternoon, firefighters had a complete knockdown of Read More…

CRIME/PUBLIC SAFETY MORENO VALLEY NEWS

Car Crashes into Moreno Valley Apartment Causing Gas Leak

A car crashed into several parked vehicles Thursday night, taking out a gas main and eventually coming to rest in the front of an apartment. The crash happened before 11pm at Fir and Heacock in Moreno Valley. Firefighters evacuated the apartment complex until the gas leak could be shut down. The driver was taken to Read More…

FIRES JURUPA VALLEY NEWS

Jurupa Valley Fire Burns Over 100 Acres and Threatens Homes

A fast moving fire broke out in the Santa Ana Riverbed in Jurupa Valley Saturday afternoon. Dozens of fire crews and aircraft battled the fire which threatened several structures around 4pm. Riverside Sheriff Deputies quickly evacuated the Riverview neighborhood as flames came right up to backyards. By 10pm, firefighters had the fire under control and Read More…

FIRES JURUPA VALLEY NEWS

Fire in Jurupa Valley Threatens Homes, Prompts Evacuations

A brushfire in the Jurupa Valley area of RIverside County quickly spread to 30 acres and jumped Van Buren Boulevard prompting evacuations. The blaze broke out around 2:15pm and spread quickly. 145 firefighters and two water dropping helicopters battled the fire as well as protected structures. The neighborhood to the West on Felspar Street in Read More…

FIRES JURUPA VALLEY NEWS

Firefighters Work to Contain 150-acre Fire in Santa Ana Riverbed

A fire that merged into two fires threatened structures and caused residents to evacuate near the Santa Ana riverbed in Jurupa Valley Monday afternoon. The fire also threatened an animal shelter along Van Buren Boulevard. Police closed Van Buren as flames burned underneath the bridge sending thick heavy smoke through the area. Dozens of engines Read More…