Incident Name: Indiana Incident
Date Reported: 9/24/2020
Time Reported: 0732
Incident Location: 9820 Indiana Ave, Riverside, CA 92504
Ward #: Ward 5
Type of Incident: Commercial Structure Fire
Incident Number: RIV #20-027772
Control Time: 0745
Chief Officer(s): 1
Engine Companies: 3
Truck Companies: 1
Public Information Officer(s):
Fire Investigator(s): 2
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On Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 7:32 a.m., The City of Riverside Fire Department responded a first alarm structure fire assignment to the 9800 Block of Indiana for multiple reports of a fire inside of a commercial strip mall.
Firefighters arrived on scene to discover a large commercial strip mall and we were being flagged down by multiple bystanders. Firefighters performed high density forcible entry through a metal roll up door. Firefighters were able to extinguish a small fire in the suite. The fire was held to the suite with smoke entering into Suite #21, #22, #23. The structure was ventilated. A total of 17 firefighters and one chief officer responded to the incident. On-Duty investigators performed an investigation. The cause is still under investigation.
There were no firefighter or civilian injuries. Estimated damage is at $10,000 and content loss is estimated at $50,000. The save to the structure is estimated at $2,000,000.
Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Bruce Vanderhorst
Prepared By: Battalion Chief Bruce Vanderhorst
Date / Time Posted: 9/25/2020 0545
Information Center: 951.237.6310