Hemet: Early Morning Fire Destroys Abandoned Home

HEMET: Flames damaged an abandoned house in Hemet today but no one was injured, authorities said. The fire was reported at 3:15 a.m. on the 700 block of North State Street, Hemet Fire Department Battalion Chief James Majchrzak said. The flames were in a covered breeze way of the boarded up house and firefighters had…

Hemet: Two Dead and One Injured in Major Crash

HEMET – A suspected drunken driver was speeding through streets in Hemet at up to 100 miles per hour moments before he ran a stop sign and slammed into cross traffic, killing the driver and his female passenger. Two people in a Dodge truck hit by the speeding Volkswagen survived. Police were called just before 2…

Hemet: Domestic Dispute Leads to Officer Involved Shooting

HEMET – On October 28, 2017 Just before 7:00 p.m., Hemet Police Officers responded to a domestic dispute in the 3500 block of West Florida Ave, in the parking lot of the Target shopping center. When arriving on scene, officers contacted a subject who was brandishing a knife. When ordered to drop the weapon, the…

Hemet: Two Killed in Fiery Head on Collision

HEMET –  On 09-29-2017 at about 4:50 a.m., two motorists were killed in a head on collision on Stetson Avenue, between Cawston Ave and Warren Rd. The driver of a 2016 Dodge Dart, traveling eastbound on Stetson Ave at approximately 60 mph, for unknown reasons drifted into the westbound lanes and collided head on with…

Hemet: RV Bursts Into Flames During Early Evening Hours

On December 11 2016, Hemet Fire Department and Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire responded to an RV fire located in the backyard area of an auto repair shop on Menlo Ave, a short way east of the intersection with San Jacinto St. When arriving on scene, they located the recreational vehicle fully engulfed in flames and…