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Riverside Firefighters Save Two Homes Wednesday

Riverside Firefighters Save Two Homes Wednesday

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RIVERSIDE – Two Riverside homes were saved on Wednesday thanks to the quick actions of the City of Riverside Firefighters.

On Wednesday morning at around 11:25 a.m. the Riverside firefighters were dispatched to a residential

 3800 block of Finly Ct. (Photo Courtesy of Riverside Fire Dept.)
3800 block of Finly Ct. (Photo Courtesy of Riverside Fire Dept.)

structure fire on the 3800 block of Finly Court. Upon arrival firefighters located a dryer fire on the side of the home under a covered patio. Neighbors helped to extinguish the fire with a water hose. Firefighters removed the dryer away from the home. The estimated loss was only $250 with $200,000 in property damage prevented.

On Wednesday afternoon at around 2:50 p.m. firefighters from the City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 2200 block of 9th Street.  Upon arrival firefighters located a rubbish fire against the structure.Firefighters were able to quickly get the fire out without spread to the structure saving a potential loss of $150,000. The cause of the fire was determined to be smoking material not properly discarded city fire officials said.

There were no injuries reported as a result of the fire and no residents displaced in either fire.

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