Jurupa Valley: Fire at Recycling Center Prompts Heavy Response

JURUPA VALLEY – On November 29,2017 at 2:05 a.m. Cal Fire Riverside County responded to a commercial fire at a recycling center at the intersection of Wilson Street and Brown Avenue.

Arriving crews located a large timber pile engulfed in fire that could be seen for miles.

Firefighters initiated a heavy attack on the fire and had it contained by 6:30 a.m.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and is under investigation.


Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Wilson (CONTAINED) Type of Incident: Debris Fire
Incident Address: 5000 Block Wilson Street Incident Number: CA-RRU-147142
Community: Jurupa Valley Date Reported: 11/29/2017
Time Reported: 2:05 AM
Est. Containment Time: 11/29/2017 6:30 AM
Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Evacuation Comments:
Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
UDPATE 11/29/17 @ 7:43 a.m. – Resources will remain on scene for approximately four hours. Corrected containment time is 6:30 a.m.

** UPDATE 11/29/17 @ 7:26 a.m. – The fire has been contained. ** UPDATE 11/29/17 @ 3:10 a.m. – Multiple large piles of pallets and mulch are on fire inside a wood recycle yard. The piles are approximately 100, 200, and 300 feet tall. The property owner is on scene and assisting with heavy equipment.

** CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters, with the assistance of Riverside City Firefighters, responded to reports of a fire behind a business at the 5000 block of Wilson Street in Jurupa Valley.

Firefighters located a 100 foot x 50 foot pile of heavy timber on fire. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 38 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: No Engine Companies: 11
Air Attack: No
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 2 Water Tenders: 1
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No
Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No
Specialized Equipment: Medic Squad,
Cooperating Agencies

CAL FIRE/Riverside, Riverside City FD, Riverside County Fire Department,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985



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