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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: CHAPARRAL Type of Incident: Wildland Fire
Incident Address: Tenaja Road X Cleveland Forest Road Incident Number: CA-RRU-118107
Community: La Cresta Date Reported: 8/28/2021
Time Reported: 12:38 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time:
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: Yes
Cause: Under Investigation Evacuation Comments: <DIV>***MURRIETA HIGH SCHOOL IS OPEN FOR THOSE EVACUATED AT 42200 NICHTHAWK WAY, MURRIETA CA 92652*** <DIV> <DIV> Small animals can be taken to Animal Friends of the Valley - 33751 Mission Trail in Wildomar and Large animals can be taken to San Jacinto Animal Campus located at 581 S Grand Avenue in San Jacinto<div> <div> <DIV>****08/28/21 3:00 p.m. - EVACUATION ORDERS in place - North of Tenaja Truck Trl, Soruth of Calle Cielo, East of Calle Collado and West of Calle Be Bietol ****<div> ****EVACUATION WARNING in place for: North of Tenaja Rd, West of Calle Pino/Gallop Lane, South of Hombre Lane and West of Cleveland National Forest Road. Residents SHOULD go now. <div>

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
8/29/2021 UPDATE 3:30 P.M.: The fire remains 1,425 acres and 10% contained. Evacuation ORDERS and WARNINGS remain in place. Effective immediately, for all future updates on acreage, containment and evacuations, go to @CALFIRESANDIEGO on Facebook and Twitter.
Morning Update 08/29/2021 7:00 A.M. - The fire is now 1,425 acres and is now 10% contained. 1 firefighter received minor injuries and two structures were destroyed. All evacuation ORDERS and WARNINGS remain in place until further notice. Updates are posted when information is available
08/28/21 6:00 P.M. - the fire is now 1,200 acres and 0% contained.
UPDATE 4:20 pm - The fire is now 450 acres and 0% contained.
UPDATE 3:15 pm - The fire has grown to 250 acres with 0% containment. See EVACUATION section above for ORDER AND WARNING information. To check your address of view the evacuation map click here.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters along with Cleveland National Forest and local government agencies are on scene of a wildland fire near Tenaja Road and the Cleveland Forest Road. The fire is 20-25 acres burning in medium to heavy fuels at a moderate rate. Multiple air and ground resources are on scene. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 150 Helicopters: 2 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 23 Air Tankers: 4
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 4
EMD: Yes Overhead Personnel: 9 Water Tenders: 1
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: Yes Bulldozers: 0
Public Information Officer: Yes Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: None, Helitender,

Cooperating Agencies

CAL FIRE/Riverside, CAL FIRE/San Diego, California Highway Patrol (CHP), City of Corona FD, City of Hemet FD, City of Murrieta, Murrieta Fire Protection District, Pechanga FD, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Emergency Management Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, USFS – Cleveland,
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