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JURUPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA

Incident Summary | Fire officials were notified on Thursday, May 18, 2017, around 1712 hours PDT, located in the 6100 block of Moraga Avenue which is at the intersection of Avenue Juan Diaz and Riverside Drive in Jurupa Valley (Riverside County), California.

The first due engine reported a two-acre fire in light, flashy fuels and winds to the East.  A request for Union Pacific to halt all train traffic was approved and implemented.

Staffing and Equipment | Staffing for this incident includes 155 firefighters, 2 overhead personnel, a PIO and 5 Fire crews.  Equipment on site are 2 helicopters, 19 engines, 2 water tenders, 2 bulldozers and 1 helitender.

Incident Cooperators | The following resources are currently assigned to this incident from CAL FIRE – Riverside and San Bernardino units, March ARB, a helicopter from the Orange County Fire Authority, Riverside County and City FD.  Additionally, the Union Pacific RR is also assisting with their resources.

Current Fire Conditions | The fire is burning near the Santa Ana River bottom.  Fire crews are making good progress, allowing all aircraft to be released (@ 2011 hours PST).  There is a 10% containment status and holding at 40 acres.

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