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San Diego County Rescue Drill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Ken Slaven, Battalion Chief, 760-520-5376 On Saturday August 11th, 2012, the Escondido Fire Department will host the third annual San Diego County Rescue Drill at Fire Station #1 (310 N. Quince St).  The rescue . . . read more
 

Garage Fire In Escondido

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: John Tenger, Battalion Chief, 760-839-6231 On Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at 1423 hours the Escondido Fire Department responded to a reported garage fire in the 1400 block of N. Broadway. Upon arrival firefighters . . . read more
 

Apartment Fire at Casa Escondida 6-13-2012

At 3:27 AM, Escondido Fire Department Units were dispatched to a Multi-Residential Structure Fire at Casa Escondida.  The first units to arrive saw heavy smoke coming from an apartment on the third floor.  Escondido Police Officers assisted with . . . read more
 

Escondido Fire Department to hold Sidewalk CPR event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jennifer Duffy, Emergency Medical Services Coordinator (760) 839-5427 The Escondido Fire Department, in partnership with the American Heart Association (AHA), San Diego Project Heart Beat (PHB), the American Red . . . read more
 

Escondido Residential Structure Fire, 393 Roundtree Glen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Battalion Chief Randy Brookes 760-839-6230 On Monday May 14, 2012 the Escondido Fire Department responded four engine companies, one truck company, one ambulance, one investigator and two Battalion Chiefs to a . . . read more
 

Mt. Vernon Inn Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT PERSON: Battalion Chief Randy Brookes, 760-802-0438 Escondido Fire units were dispatched the the Mt. Vernon Inn for a fire in a third story hotel room, at 16:26 hours (4:26PM). Upon arrival the first in engine . . . read more
 

U-Haul Trucks Involved in Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Randy Brookes, 760-802-0438 At 22:43 hours (10:43PM) engine company 1311 was dispatched to a vehicle fire at the U-Haul bussiness at Mission Ave. and Rock Springs Rd. While responding, the fire was . . . read more
 

Apartment Fire In Escondido

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Battalion Chief Randy Brookes, 760-802-0438 At 19:39 hours (7:39PM) units were dispatched to 2240 Bear Valley Parkway, the Woodlake Apartments, for a structure fire. Engine 1312 was first on scene at 19:45 hours. . . . read more
 

Two structure fires caused by clothes dryers.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (Ken Slaven, Battalion Chief, 760-520-5376)   On Friday evening, March 30th, Escondido Fire Department units responded to a fire in a clothes dryer in an apartment building.  Units arrived to find smoke coming from . . . read more