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Sunday, 22 July 2018 13:44

Cranston Fire Updates

County of Riverside Emergency Management Department Active Events

The County of Riverside Emergency Operations Center has been activated to support the Cranston Fire in Idyllwild. U.S. Forest Service is primary source of info on the Cranston Fire. Check for latest information at @SanBernardinoNF. We will post Riverside County information as it becomes available.


USEFUL LINKS FOR INFORMATION ON THE CRANSTON FIRE

COUNTY DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:
If you are a county department, experiencing damage to your facility, please immediately notify Economic Development Agency (EDA) at (951) 955-4850

WEATHER REFERENCE SITE: http://www.weather.gov/

ROAD CLOSURES: http://www.rctlma.org/trans/

REFERENCE SITE: http://www.rvcfire.org

CRANSTON FIRE INFORMATION - INCIWEB THE INCIDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6032/


UPDATE: Thursday, July 26, 2018

EVENT NAME: Cranston Fire

WEBEOC INCIDENT NAME: Cranstonfire2018

CURRENT/NEW SITUATION INFORMATION:

Cranston Fire Update:

  • 7,500 acres burned, 3% containment
  • Estimated evacuated homes: 2,174
  • Estimated evacuated population: 3,200
  • 5 structures damaged
  • Rate of spread: critical
  • Evacuated areas:
    • Idyllwild
    • Pine Cove
    • Cedar Glenn
    • Palm Springs Tramway

Shelter Site:

  • Banning High School, 100 West Westward, Banning, 92220
    • No animals allowed
    • Population: 52

Animal Shelter Sites:

  • San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus, 581 South Grand, San Jacinto
    • Accepting all animals, both domestic and large
    • Current animal count: 41
  • Dysart Equestrian Park, 2101 West Victory, Banning
    • Only open for large animals
    • Current animal count: 0

For Animal Services information, please call (951) 955-358-7350

Power Outages

  • 4,000 customers have loss of power as of 1650 hrs.
  • Idyllwild is currently without power
  • Estimated restoration time has not been identified by SCE

New Fire: Ribbon Fire

  • 65 acres burned 0% containment
  • Located near the Pinyon area
  • Rate of spread: slow to medium

Update on the Cranston Fire as of Thursday, July 26, 2018, 6 a.m.

Riverside County proclaimed a local emergency because of the Cranston Fire. The proclamation will go to the Board of Supervisors at its next meeting for ratification. The proclamation could help make the county eligible for potential federal and state assistance.

At least 4,700 acres have burned with five structures lost, and containment at 5 percent.

Evacuations:

Evacuations ordered for ldyllwild, Apple Canyon, Fern Valley, Mountain Center, Lake Hemet, and Hurkey Creek. Some summer camps have been affected. Approximately 2,175 homes are evacuated affecting an estimated population of 3,200.

Shelter information:

A shelter for evacuees is open at Banning High School, at 100 West Westward in Banning. Thirty four residents have evacuated to the shelter.

Animal information:

The San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus at 581 South Grand in San Jacinto is open and accepting all animals, both domestic and large animals. Sixteen dogs and 23 cats are being cared for at the site.

Large animals can also be taken to the Dysart Equestrian Park at 2101 W. Victory Ave. in Banning.

If residents need assistance with evacuating their animals, call Riverside County Animal Services at 951-358-7329.

Power information:

Approximately 4,000 customers in the Idyllwild area are without power. Visit www.sce.com/outage for power information.
No update to earlier report that approximately 5,200 customers are without power in the Anza area.

The Riverside County Emergency Operations Center in the county administrative center in Riverside has been activated to Level 3, the lowest level of activation.

Incident information is being handled by the U.S. Forestry service. For updates, visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6032/ or follow @SanBernardinoNF on Twitter.
Riverside County also will post any updates it can provide @RivCoReady on Twitter.


Update on the Cranston Fire as of July 25, 4 p.m.


At least 1,200 acres have burned with zero percentage contained in the Cranston Fire in ldyllwild, off SR 74, west of the Mountain Center community.

At least 110 homes have been evacuated in southwest ldyllwild and some summer camps have been affected. At least 600 structures are threatened.

A care and reception center for evacuees has opened at Banning High School, at 100 West Westward in Banning.

The San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus at 581 South Grand in San Jacinto is open and accepting all animals, both domestic and large animals.

Approximately 3,800 customers in the Idyllwild area are without power. Visit www.sce.com/outage for power information.

The Riverside County Emergency Operations Center in the county administrative center in Riverside has been activated to Level 3, the lowest level of activation.

Incident information is being handled by the U.S. Forestry service. For updates go to twitter.com/SanBernardinoNF/status/1022207119842402305. Riverside County also will post any updates it can provide at twitter.com/rivcoready.


IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY, CALL 911.
Follow @RivCoReady on Twitter for Riverside County updates.
Follow @SanBernardinoNF on Twitter for Cranston Fire incident information.
Follow @RSO on Twitter for law enforcement information.

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