Latest Notable Incidents - News Releases

News Releases

Commercial Fire

January 13, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760)705-7122 On January 13, 2021 at approximately 9:08 a.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire in an apartment located at the 300 block of . . . read more
 

Palm Tree Rescue

January 5, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Tyler Batson (760) 522-0516 On January 5, 2021, at approximately 9:17 AM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a service call request for an uninjured arborist stuck . . . read more
 

Rock Springs Fire

January 1, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Britt Matthews (760) 560-7432 On January 1, 2021 at approximately 2:15 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Emergency Communications Center received a report of an apartment fire on Rock Springs . . . read more
 

Jeffery Avenue Fire

December 29, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Britt Matthews (760) 560-7432 On December 29, 2020 at approximately 1:57 AM, the Escondido Police and Fire Emergency Communications Center received a report of a residential structure fire on . . . read more
 

Fern St Fire - Dec 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Tyler Batson (760) 522-0516 On December 17, 2020 at approximately 6:51 AM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a residential structure fire at 610 Fern Street. . . . read more
 

Carbon Monoxide Poisonings Dec 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Britt Matthews (760) 560-7432 On December 3, 2020 at approximately 12:09 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Emergency Communications Center received a report of “Person Ill” at a home on Valleytree . . . read more
 

Fig Fire 12/1/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On December 1, 2020 at approximately 12:15 a.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire at 201 N. Fig St., Palomar Vista . . . read more
 

Rancho Fire October 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760) 522-0516 On October 16, 2020, at approximately 2:39 AM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a structure fire in the area of Via Rancho Pkwy . . . read more
 

Bear Valley Fire October 1, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760)522-0516 On October 1, 2020 at 3:06 PM, the Escondido Fire Department was dispatched to a reported vegetation fire at Bear Valley Parkway and Royal Crest Drive. The first arriving . . . read more
 

Orchid Fire September 11, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Andre Paredes (760) 522-0516 On September 11, 2020 at approximately 4:02 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a structure fire in the 3000 block of Orchid . . . read more