Latest Notable Incidents - News Releases

News Releases

Foxley Fire August 14, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760)522-0516 On August 14, 2018, at approximately 8:24 a.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire in a single-family home located at 3900 . . . read more
 

Mobile Home Fire in Escondido

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On July 15, 2018 at approximately 3:45 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire in a mobile home located at 2700 E . . . read more
 

Brush Fire in Escondido July 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7-10-18 11:45 AM Contact: CAL FIRE Captain Issac Sanchez - (619) 937-1317 or Escondido Fire Battalion Chief Andre Paredes - (760) 839-5405 On July 9th at approximately 23:24 hours the Escondido Police and Fire . . . read more
 

Mobile Home Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Mike Bertrand 760-839-5405 On June 20, 2018 at approximately 08:39 a.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of smoke in an occupied mobile home at 1530 E El . . . read more
 

Fireworks Collection Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: June 13, 2018 CONTACT: Jeff Murdock PHONE: (760) 839-5406 FIREWORKS PROHIBITED IN ESCONDIDO ESCONDIDO FIRE DEPARTMENT HOLDS FIREWORKS COLLECTION CAMPAIGN Escondido, CA - The Escondido . . . read more
 

Vegetation Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760) 839-5405 On June 5th at approximately 1409 hours the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a vegetation fire near apartment buildings at West El . . . read more
 

Horse Rescue in Escondido

At 4:24 PM, Escondido Fire communication center received a request for assistance in the rescue of a horse down in a ravine near Via Conejo in South Escondido. A 32-year-old horse was on its side and unable to stand due to the steep terrain and many . . . read more
 

Brush Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Battalion Chief Mike Bertrand (760) 839-5405 On May 6th at approximately 0202 hours the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a brush fire in Kit Carson Park. The first arriving . . . read more
 

Motor Home Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On May 4, 2018 at approximately 10:30 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire in a parked motor home with possible . . . read more
 

House Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Andre Paredes, Battalion Chief, (760) 522-0516 On April 22, 2018 at approximately 10:36 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fence on fire near a house. A structure fire . . . read more