Latest Notable Incidents - News Releases

News Releases

Travel Trailer Fire

September 10, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On September 10, 2020 at approximately 12:45 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a possible structure fire at 1740 Seven . . . read more
 

Freeway Fire September 6 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760)705-7122 On September 6, 2020 at 4:45 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a possible vegetation fire in the area of Northbound I15 near the . . . read more
 

Huckleberry Fire 9/4/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On September 4, 2020 at approximately 12:45 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire in the area of Wildrose Glen / . . . read more
 

Rockwood Vegetation Fire Aug 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Acting Battalion Chief Beverly (760)839-5400 On August 31, 2020 at 13:47 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a possible vegetation fire in the area of Sprucewood Ln . . . read more
 

Valley Fire August 7, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760) 522-0516 On August 7, 2020 at approximately 9:28 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a structure fire at the south end of Valley Meadow . . . read more
 

Maple Fire August 4, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760) 522-0516 On August 4, 2020 at approximately 12:02 AM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of several vehicles on fire under a structure in the . . . read more
 

Quince Fire July 1, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760) 522-0516 On July 1, 2020 at approximately 12:55 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a motorhome on fire at 635 W. 3rd Ave near fuel . . . read more
 

Harmony Fire 6-28-20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760)705-7122 On June 28, 2020 at 8:45 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a possible vegetation fire in the area of Harmony Grove Road and . . . read more
 

FIREWORKS COMMUNITY ADVISORY

PRIVATE USE OF FIREWORKS IS PROHIBITED IN ESCONDIDO
Escondido, CA – As the 4th of July holiday approaches, residents and visitors are reminded that all fireworks are illegal to purchase, possess or use in Escondido and throughout San Diego County. That includes firecrackers, cherry bombs, bottle . . . read more
 

Flood Control Channel Rescue Mar 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On March 10, 2020 at approximately 8:30 p.m., a neighbor contacted the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center to report a person not responding in the flood . . . read more