Latest Notable Incidents - News Releases

News Releases

Summit Fire October 7, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760) 522-0516 On October 7, 2019 at approximately 6:20 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a home with smoke coming from the roof in the area . . . read more
 

7th Street Fire - September 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mike Bertrand, Battalion Chief (760) 839-5405 or Jeff Murdock, PIO (760) 703-3046 On September 26, 2019 at approximately 4:56 am the Escondido Police and Fire Communications Center received a report of a . . . read more
 

San Pasqual Fire September 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760) 522-0516 On September 16, 2019 at 3:04 PM, the Escondido Fire Department and the San Diego Fire and Rescue Department were dispatched to a reported vegetation fire at Old San . . . read more
 

Harmony Fire September 14, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760)522-0516 On September 14, 2019 at 5:29 PM, the Escondido Fire Department were dispatched to a reported vegetation fire at Harmony Grove Road and Hale Avenue. An engine from the . . . read more
 

Freeway Fire September 14, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760)522-0516 On September 14, 2019 at 01:05 PM, the Escondido Fire Department was dispatched to a reported vegetation fire at the northbound I-15 and Highway 78 interchange. The first . . . read more
 

Commercial Structure Fire 8-28-2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On August 28, 2019, at approximately 3:20 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received reports of a fire at 945 W. Valley Parkway. When the first . . . read more
 

Kit Carson Park Vegetation Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mike Bertrand Battalion Chief (760) 839-5405 Today at 11:58 am, a fire, named the “Mall Fire” started in the vegetation on the south east side of Kit Carson Park, north of Westfield mall. The fire spread into . . . read more
 

Freeway Fire July 18,2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760)522-0516 On July 18, 2019 at 1534 hours, Escondido Fire Department units were dispatched to a reported vegetation fire on northbound I-15 and the El Norte Pkwy on-ramp. The . . . read more
 

Residential Structure Fire 4-8-2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On April 8, 2019 at approximately 7:00 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire in the garage of a home in the area of . . . read more
 

Residential Structure Fire 3-3-2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On March 3, 2019 at approximately 03:45 a.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a possible fire in the area of the 2000 block . . . read more