Incident Update Sheet

Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Information

Incident Name: FAIRVIEW

Incident Address: Bautista Rd. x Fairview Ave. south of Hemet

Community: Hemet

Loss: 0

Saved: 0

Cause: Under Investigation

Fatalities:2   Minor Injuries:1  

Transported by Ground Ambulance:1  

Incident Type: Wildland Fire

Incident Number: CA-RRU-129712

Date/Time Reported: 9/5/2022 3:37:00 PM

Est. Containment Date/Time:

Est. Control Date/Time:

Evacuations: No

Evacuation Comments:

Current Situation

For Updated Incident Information please visit the following link: https://linktr.ee/IMT6

CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a wildland fire at Bautista Road and Fairview Avenue in the unincorporated county area of Hemet. The fire is currently 500 acres, burning in medium fuels and at a rapid rate of spread. An evacuation ORDER is in place for all of the residences South of Thornton Avenue, North of Polly Butte Road, West of Fairview Avenue, East of State Street. View interactive map here: https://arcg.is/1GDbPL

UPDATE 6:44 P.M. - The evacuation ORDER area has been expanded. The new boundaries are: South of Stetson Avenue, North of Cactus Valley, West of Fairview Avenue, East of State Street. View interactive map here: https://arcg.is/1GDbPL

A care and reception site has been established at Tahquitz High School: 4425 Titan Trail, Hemet.

UPDATE 7:46 P.M. - The fire is 700 acres and 5% contained. Seven structures have been destroyed and several have been damaged. Two civilians perished in the fire and one was transported with burn injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

UPDATE 9:56 P.M - The fire is 2,000 acres and 5% contained.

UPDATE 11:52 P.M. - Evacuation Warning: Bautista Canyon Road, south of Stetson Road, north of the Two Streams trailhead.

UPDATE 9/6/22 6:27 A.M. - The fire is 2,400 acres and 5% contained. The evacuation orders and warning remain in place.

UPDATE 9/6/22 3:00 P.M. - The fire is 4,000 acres and 5% contained The evacuation orders remain in place.

Update 9/6/22 4:45 pm - -NEW EVACUATION ORDERS: Thomas Mountain Ridge South to Cactus Valley to Bautista Cyn to forest boundary.

NEW EVACUATION WARNINGS: South of Hwy 74 to Thomas Mtn. W of Mountain Center N of Cactus Vly. Anza N of Hwy 371 to Forestry Boundary.

Update 9/6/22 5:00p.m. - The fire is 4,500 acres and 5% contained. All Evacuation Orders and Warnings remain in place.

Update 9/7/2022 7:00 a.m. - The fire is 5,000 acres and 5% contained. All Evacuation Orders and Warnings remain in place.

Update 9/7/2022 10:15 a.m. - The fire is 7,091 acres and 5% contained. All evacuation orders and warnings remain in place.

Update 9/7/2022 4:30 p.m. - The fire is 9,846 acres and 5% contained. All evacuations orders and warnings remain in place.

Update 9/8/2022 8:00 a.m. - The fire is 18,657 acres and 5% contained. All evacuation orders and warnings remain in place. For updated incident fact sheets visit: https://conta.cc/3BoQKOL

EVACUATION WARNING 9/8/22 12:00 pm: -South of Rawson Road, East of Washington Street, North of Borel Road, East of Rancho California Road, East of Anza Road, North of Temecula Parkway (HWY79), Northwest of Highway 371 and West of Highway 74

EVACUATION ORDER 9/8/22 1:18 pm: -East of DePortola Road, West of Sage Road, North of East Benton Road and South of Diamond Valley Road.

EVACUATION ORDER 9/8/22 8:00 p.m.:

  • South of Diamond Valley Lake, East of Washington St., North of Borel Rd., East of Rancho California Rd, East of Anza Rd., North of Temecula Pkwy (Hwy79), Northwest of Hwy 371, and West of Springbrook Rd.

EVENING UPDATE 9/8/2022 6:30 pm - The fire is 23,919 acres and remains 5% contained. All evacuation orders and warnings remain in place. https://t.co/21VnNQilqL

EVACUATION ORDER 9/8/22 8:00 p.m.:

  • South of Diamond Valley Lake, East of Washington St., North of Borel Rd., East of Rancho California Rd, East of Anza Rd., North of Temecula Pkwy (Hwy79), Northwest of Hwy 371, and West of Springbrook Rd.

Update 9/8/2022 10:13 p.m. - The fire is 27,319 acres and 5% contained. All evacuations orders and warnings remain in place.

Update 9/9/2022 7:00 a.m. - The fire is 27,463 acres and 5% contained. All evacuation orders and warnings remain in place. https://files.constantcontact.com/4ddc52f3801/079f58f7-81fb-47c6-895d-c7b914e3b180.pdf

UPDATE 9/9/2022 7:00 p.m. - The fire is 28,307 acres and 40% contained. Follow @CALFIRERRU for updates.

UPDATE 9/10/2022 7:00 a.m. - The fire is 28,307 acres and 40% contained. Follow @CALFIRERRU for updates.

9/10/22 10:15 a.m. - REDUCED TO EVACUATION WARNING:

  • East of State St., South of Stetson Ave., West of Fairview Ave., North of the Fire perimeter, and North of Cactus Valley Rd.
  • Gibble Rd., Polly Butte Rd., Avery Canyon Rd., Arvidson Rd., Search for your address here: https://arcg.is/1X8Ha4

9/11/22 - MORNING UPDATE - The fire is 28,307 acres and 45% contained. More info: https://conta.cc/3qrLCn1

9/11/22 Evening Update - The fire is 28,307 acres and 49% contained. https://conta.cc/3qsI57M

9/12/22 Morning Update - The fire is 28,307 acres and 53% contained. conta.cc/3QC0PfP

9/12/22 Evening Update - The fire is 28,307 acres and 56% contained.

9/13/22 Morning Update - The fire is 28,307 acres and 62% contained. https://conta.cc/3qG3t9z 10. 11. 9/18/2022 7:00 AM - The fire remains 28,307 acres and 98% contained. Resources will remain on scene as they work to strengthen containment lines and continue suppression repair work.

Resources Assigned
Firefighters: 1181
Helicopters: 7
Engine Companies: 197
Air Tankers: 4
Overhead Personnel: 119
Fire Crews: 24
Air Attack: No
EMD: No
Law Enforcement: No
Ambulance Ground: 0
Ambulance Air: 0
Truck Companies: 0
Water Tenders: 17
RVC Medic: 0
Utilities: No
American Red Cross: No
Fire Investigator: Yes
Public Information Officer: No
Displaced Persons: No
Specialized Equipment: Helitender
Cooperating Agencies
CAL FIRE/Riverside, City of Corona FD, City of Hemet FD, Morongo Fire Department, Murrieta Fire Protection District, Orange County Fire Authority Copter, Riverside City FD, Riverside County Emergency Management Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, USFS – San Bernardino
Prepared By: CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department Public Affairs Bureau
Updated: 9/18/2022 8:12:59 AM
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