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Residential strucutre fire in Escondido

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Battalion Chief Art Holcomb (760) 802-0438 On April 30th 2017 at approximately 6:10 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of smoke coming from a home located at 755 E . . . read more
 

Structure Fire In Escondido

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: John Tenger, Battalion Chief, 760-839-6231 On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017, at 1324 hours, the Escondido Fire Department along with the Escondido Police Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 900 . . . read more
 

Two Alarm Fire in Mattress Store

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mike Bertrand, Battalion Chief 760-839-5405 On April 1, 2017 at approximately 0154 hours Escondido Police and Fire Dispatch Center received a report of smoke coming from the roof of a commercial building at . . . read more
 

Two Alarm Commercial Fire in Escondido

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Battalion Chief Art Holcomb (760) 802-0438 “On Saturday, February 11, 2017, at approximately 10:40 PM, the Escondido Fire Department was dispatched to a reported commercial building fire at Hale Avenue and . . . read more
 

Fatal structure fire in Escondido

Title: Fatality Structure Fire at Green Crest Mobile Home Park Subtitle: Eight Victims Transported to Area Hospitals, One Fatality FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Russ Knowles, Fire Chief (760) 839-5401 On December 29, 2016, at 12:36 . . . read more
 

Vegetation fire in Escondido

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Art Holcomb (760) 802-0438 Today November 24, 2016 at approximately 14:30 hours Escondido Police and Fire Dispatch center dispatched fire units to a reported vegetation fire on La . . . read more
 

Residential strucutre fire in Escondido

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Art Holcomb Battalion Chief (760) 802-0438 Yesterday afternoon November 19, 2016 at approximately 4:30 pm, Escondido Fire Department units were dispatched to a possible structure fire at 529 El Rancho Lane . . . read more
 

Brush Fire near Sunset Dr. and Oak Glen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Battalion Chief John Tenger Tuesday November 1, 2016 at 4:25 PM Escondido Fire units responded to a reported brush fire in a canyon near 2161 Sunset Drive. Upon arrival the first responding units found a slow . . . read more
 

Commercial Fire at Escondido Trash Transfer Station

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Chip Paulson Acting Battalion Chief Saturday night at 9:09 PM Escondido Fire units responded to a reported refuse fire in the hanger at Escondido Disposal trash transfer station located at 1044 W Washington Ave . . . read more