Incident UpdateFairview Fire

Date: 09/21/2022 Time: 7:08 AM

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Incident Facts

Name
Fairview Fire
Start Date/Time
2022-09-05
Incident Status
Active
Location
Fairview Avenue and Bautista Canyon Road, near Hemet
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Counties
Riverside
Admin Unit
Unified Command: CAL FIRE Riverside Unit, Hemet Fire Department, and USFS – San Bernardino National Forest, Riverside Sheriff County Sheriff's Department
Size
28307
Containment
98
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
0
Structures Destroyed
36
Structures Damaged
8
Civilian Injuries
1
Firefighter Injuries
2
Civilian Fatalities
2
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

The weather is expected to shift today to dryer and warmer conditions, causing nuisance smoke in areas of the fire perimeter. Smoldering material will continue in areas well interior and among heavy dead and down fuels. Crews are continuing to mop up within the fire perimeter. The whole fire perimeter continues to be in patrol status. No fire spread is expected.

Evacuation Zones

Evacuation Warnings

None. 

Road Closures

None. 

Assigned Resources

Engines
29
Water Tenders
10
Helicopters
1
Air Tankers
0
Dozers
14
Hand Crews
22
Other
16
Total Personnel
856
Cooperating Agencies
Hemet Fire Department, Riverside Emergency Management Department, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, SERT, American Red Cross, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside Department of Animal Services, Cahuilla Fire.