Incident Information and News Releases

Katella Fire

September 11, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On September 11, 2022, at approximately 10:11 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a possible fire in the area of the 1400 . . . read more
 

Firestone Fire

August 17, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Tyler Batson (760) 522-0516 On August 17, 2022 at approximately 8:37 a.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received reports from neighbors that a home on Firestone Drive was on . . . read more
 

Eleventh Fire

August 16, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Britt Matthews (760) 560-7432 On August 16, 2022 at approximately 5:09 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received multiple reports of a home on fire in the area of West 11th . . . read more
 

Ohio Fire

July 28, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On July 27, 2022 at approximately 4:56 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a Residential Structure Fire in an apartment . . . read more
 

Lincoln Fire (Assembly)

July 12, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Tyler Batson (760)522-0516. On July 12, 2022 at approximately 1:54 a.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of possible structure fire in the area of N . . . read more
 

Valley Fire (Commercial)

July 12, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Tyler Batson (760) 522-0516 On July 12, 2022, at approximately 00:31 a.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire located inside the building at 2004 E Valley . . . read more
 

Queenston Fire (Structure)

June 26, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Britt Matthews (760) 586-7130 On June 25, 2022 at approximately 6:30 AM, The Escondido Police and Fire Emergency Communication Center received a 911 call reporting a residential structure fire in the . . . read more
 

El Norte Fire (Structure)

June 13, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Britt Matthews (760) 560-7432 On June 13, 2022 at approximately 11:45 AM, The Escondido Police and Fire Emergency Communication Center received reports of smoke coming from an apartment on W. El . . . read more
 

La Honda Fire (Vegetation)

May 22, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Britt Matthews (760) 560-7432 On May 22, 2023 at approximately 4:40 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Emergency Communications Center received reports of a vegetation fire on the east shore of . . . read more
 

Canyon Fire

May 14, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760)705-7122 On May 14, 2022 at 5:52 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a vegetation fire in the area of Canyon Crest Dr. in Escondido. . . . read more