Incident Update Fairview Fire

Date:
09/12/2022
Time:
4:37 PM

CAL FIRE / Riverside County Fire Information Center: : (951) 940-6985

Incident Facts

Name
Fairview Fire
Start Date/Time
2022-09-12
Incident Status
Active
Location
Fairview Avenue and Bautista Canyon Road, near Hemet
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Counties
Riverside
Administration Unit
Unified Command: CAL FIRE Riverside Unit, Hemet Fire Department, and USFS – San Bernardino National Forest, Riverside Sheriff County Sheriff's Department
Unified Command Agency(s)
Size
28,307
Containment
53%
Structures Threatened
1,124
Structures Destroyed
36
Structures Damaged
6
Civilian Injuries
1
Firefighter Injuries
2
Civilian Fatalities
2
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Showers and thunderstorms ended after sunset. Parts of the fire experienced flash flood warnings with debris flow. The recent rains produced a night with excellent humidity recoveries on the fire. Temperatures remained mild overnight with light winds. A mix of sun and clouds are expected Monday with a slight chance for afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures will be slightly cooler Monday and in the mid-80s. Winds will be breezy in the afternoon.

Evacuation Zones

Evacuation Information:

Evacuation Centers

Tahquitz High School- 4425 Titan Trail, Hemet CA, 92545

Temecula Community Center- 30875 Rancho Vista Road, Temecula, CA 92590

Animal Evacuation Centers

  • Large Animal Shelter: Perris Fair Grounds- 18700 Lake Perris Drive Perris, CA 92571
  • Small Animal Shelter: Small Animal Care Center:- 581 S. Grand Avenue San Jacinto, CA 92582

Evacuation Orders

Evacuation Orders:The evacuation order encompasses the burn area.

  • South of Cactus Valley Road
  • East of Sage Road
  • North of Stanley Road
  • North of Diego Flat 
  • North of  Tripp Flats
  • Northwest of Cottonwood Truck Trail
  • West of Rouse Ridge to the burn area
  • Bautista Road South of Fairview Avenue

Evacuation Warnings

  • East of State Street
  • West of Fairview Avenue
  • North of the fire perimeter
  • To include Gibble Road
  • Polly Butte Road
  • Arvidson Road
  • Avery Canyon Road
  • West of Wilson Way
  • South of State Route 74 and North of the fire perimeter
  • South of State Route 74 to Rouse Ridge
  • West of Rattlesnake Spring
  • North of Wilson Valley Road
  • Norh of Reed Valley Road
  • West of the US Forest Service Boundary, including the road of Larkin Lane
  • East of Fire perimeter to the U.S. Forest Service boundary
  • West of the US Forest Service Boundary, North of Stanley Rd., East of Sage Rd., South of Cactus Valley Rd., South of the Fire perimeter

Road Closures

  • Northbound Bautista Road at Tripp Flats Road
  • Southbound Bautista Road at Fairview Avenue
  • Northbound Red Mountain Road at Stanley Road
  • Eastbound Cactus Valley Road at Kel Star Road
  • Eastbound Minto Road at Sage Road
  • Northbound Reed Valley at Red Mountain Road

Assigned Resources

Numerous firefighting air tankers from throughout the State are flying fire suppression missions as conditions allow.

Engines
235
Water Tenders
25
Helicopters
8
Dozers
29
Hand Crews
54
Other
9
Total Personnel
2256

Cooperating Agencies

Name Phone Address URL
Hemet Fire Department, California Highway Patrol, SoCal Gas, Eastern Municipal Water District, Riverside Emergency Management Department, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Metropolitan Water District, Southern California Edison, SERT, Anza Electric, American Red Cross, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside Department of Animal Services, Cahuilla Fire, Frontier