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News Releases

Lake (Vegetation) Fire

July 6, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Tyler Batson, 760-522-0516 On July 6, 2021 at approximately 03:16 a.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received reports of a vegetation fire in the area of Lake Wohlford Road . . . read more
 

Quince Fire (Commercial)

June 19, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Britt Matthews 760 560-7432 At 11:24 am, the Escondido Police and Fire Emergency Communications Center received reports of a structure fire at the Bekins Pack and Crate on N. Quince Street. At the . . . read more
 

Ash Fire (Commercial Building)

June 5, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Tyler Batson (760) 522-0516 On June 4, 2021 at approximately 5:58 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire in a two-story commercial building located at . . . read more
 

Hale (Vegetation) Fire

June 5, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Tyler Batson, 760-522-0516 On June 4, 2021 at approximately 2:53 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received reports of a vegetation fire on the right shoulder of southbound . . . read more
 

Amanda Fire

May 31, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Tyler Batson, 760-522-0516 On May 31, 2021 at approximately 1:52 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received reports of a vegetation fire in the area of Candle Light Glen and . . . read more
 

Lost Oak Fire

May 10, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Britt Matthews (760) 560-7432 On May 10, 2021 at approximately 1015 am, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire in the garage of a single family home on Lost . . . read more
 

Commercial St. Fire

May 4, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On May 4, 2021 at approximately 3:35 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a burn injury at a commercial building at the 1900 . . . read more
 

Traffic Accident with Horse Trailer

May 1, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Britt Matthews (760) 560-7432 At approximately 8:08 pm, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a serious injury accident on E. Lincoln Avenue near N. Fig . . . read more
 

Grand Avenue Fire

January 11,2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Tyler Batson (760) 522-0516 On February 11, 2021, at approximately 12:42 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of fire in a bedroom at 1817 E . . . read more