Mount Rubidoux Dry Vegetation Fire / Riverside 7.6.20


RIVERSIDE – On Monday night, July 06, 2020 the City of Riverside Fire Department responded to multiple reports of a fire on Mount Rubidoux. The vegetation fire was reported around 9:44pm on the north-west side of the mountain near Carlson Dog Park. The first arriving engine company reported less then 1/4 acre burning in light, flashy fuels with a moderate rate of spread. Firefighters made a quick and aggressive fire attack and were able to contain the fire to roughly 1/2 acre and had the fire knocked down shortly after arriving. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire has yet to be determined.