Tenaja Incident

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1,926 Acres

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Active for 10 days  

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1 County


Last Updated10/21/22 1:46 PM
Date Started09/04/19 4:43 PM
Date Contained09/14/19 7:00PM
Location InformationTenaja Road and Clinton Keith Road, in La Cresta
Lat/Long[33.528469, -117.273157]
Administrative UnitCAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

Firefighters continued patrol status and will continue containment and mop up operations for the next several days. Additionally firefighters are continuing suppression repair activities in the area. Please continue to be cautious while driving in the area as fire apparatus will remain working in the area.

For the latest evacuation information: Tenaja Incident Information

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Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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3 Structures Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

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0 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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3 Injuries

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Agency Information

CAL FIRE / Riverside County Fire
(951) 940-6985
City of Murrieta

Resources Assigned

CAL FIRE owns and operates over 3,000 fire and emergency response and resource protection vehicles. In support of its ground forces, the CAL FIRE emergency response air program includes 23 Grumman S-2T 1,200 gallon airtankers, 12 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, 9 CALFIRE Hawks, and 16 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and 10 helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.

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1 Engine

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1 Dozer

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1 Water Tender

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35 Personnel

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0 Crews