• Man Who Died in Two-Vehicle Collision In Coachella Identified

    (CNS) – A man who died in a two-vehicle collision in Coachella Thursday was identified as a Mecca resident, authorities said Friday. Luis Nicolas, 36, was found dead at the scene of the collision that happened at the intersection of Grapefruit Boulevard and Avenue 52 Thursday, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Another victim […]

  • Half Acre Brush Fire Ignited in Thousand Palms

    (CNS) – A vegetation fire that broke out Tuesday near railroad tracks in Thousand Palms was quickly brought under control by Riverside County Fire Department crews. The non-injury blaze was reported at 10:05 a.m. near Interstate 10 and Monterey Avenue and burned about a half-acre of tamarisk trees before crews stopped its forward progress at […]

  • Military Transport Vehicle Overturns, Rolls Off Freeway in Menifee

    A military transport truck overturned on Interstate 215 in Menifee Wednesday, rolling down an embankment and into the parking lot of a hardware store, injuring at least two personnel. The crash happened at about 12:40 p.m. on southbound I-215, just south of McCall Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol. The agency said the vehicle […]

  • Blaze in South Anza Closer to Full Containment

    A 295-acre brush fire on the south end of Anza that destroyed multiple homes and other structures was 70% contained Thursday. The blaze was reported shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Gully View Drive and Rock Canyon Road, bordering the Cahuilla Indian Reservation, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The fire’s […]

  • Brush Fire in Anza Threatens Properties Before Crews Contain It

    A brush fire that erupted Thursday in Anza charred two acres and briefly threatened several homes before crews stopped it. The non-injury blaze was reported at 1:50 p.m. in the area of Mitchell Road and Louise Avenue, roughly a half-mile north of Highway 371, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The agency said multiple […]

  • County Firefighters Extinguish Building Fire In Desert Hot Springs

    County firefighters knocked a fire inside a business building Desert Hot Springs Sunday evening. The fire at the single-story building in the 13000 block of Palm Drive was reported at 8:47 p.m., according to Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department. Firefighters extinguished the flames at 9:23 p.m., the department reported. No injuries occurred. The cause of […]

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