Redlands Fire Department Press Releases
April 19, 2017 - Damage was limited to a garage and its contents, including one vehicle, Tuesday after a structure fire in the 1500 block of Powell Lane. No injuries were reported.
Redlands Firefighters responded to the report of a structure fire at the single-family home at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18. Firefighters knocked the fire down in less than five minutes and confined the fire to the garage. Crews remained until about 4:30 p.m. to perform mop up, salvage and overhaul.
The cause of the fire was determined to be mechanical failure in a vehicle parked in the garage. Damage was estimated at $6,000 for the vehicle and other contents and $1,000 in smoke and water damage to the structure.
April 11, 2017 - The Redlands Fire Department responded Monday night to a residential structure fire at a vacant home undergoing renovations. No injuries were reported.
Shortly before midnight Monday, April 10, firefighters responded to reports of a structure fire in the 800 block of High Street. Arriving units found power lines arcing in front of the structure. Because of the energized electrical hazard, firefighters were required to access the building from adjacent properties. It took firefighters approximately 30 minutes to knock down the blaze.
April 10, 2017 - The Redlands Fire Department responded to a structure fire at a single-family home that displaced a family of four Sunday evening. No injuries were reported.
At about 5:45 p.m. Sunday, April 9, firefighters responded to reports of a structure fire in the 900 block of Elise Drive. Arriving units discovered a single-story home well involved with fire in the front living room and throughout the western portion of the house.
March 31, 2017 - Redlands firefighters, responding to a house fire Thursday afternoon, used a specially designed pet oxygen mask to resuscitate a puppy found unconscious and not breathing inside the residence. No other injuries were reported.
Firefighters responded to reports of a residential structure fire in the 1400 block of Patricia Drive shortly before 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30.
Feb. 27, 2017 - Arson was determined as the cause of a residential structure fire in the 1100 block of Alta Street Saturday evening. No injuries were reported.
Firefighters responded to the blaze shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. Arriving firefighters found fire and heavy smoke coming from the home. Firefighters initiated a quick attack on the blaze and began searching the structure for any occupants. It took 18 firefighters about 10 minutes to knock down the fire. Firefighters remained on scene until about 8:15 p.m. to ensure the fire was completely extinguished and conduct an investigation.
Feb. 6, 2017 - The City of Redlands Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off facility will be closed Saturday, Feb. 18, in observation of Presidents Day weekend. Normal hours for the site, Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will resume Saturday, Feb. 25.
The Household Hazardous Waste site is located at 500 Kansas St. During operating hours, residents can dispose of household materials including, e-waste, outdated prescription medication (with the exception of controlled substances), outdated pet prescription medication, paint products, chemical cleaners, pesticides, fertilizers, hobby/pool supplies, automotive oil, filters, brake fluid, transmission fluid, anti-freeze, gasoline, and propane tanks.
Dec. 20, 2016 - The City of Redlands Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off facility will be closed Saturday, Dec. 24, and Saturday, Dec. 31, in observation of Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Normal hours for the site, Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will resume Saturday, Jan. 7.
Dec. 20, 2016 - The Redlands Fire Department named Richard Beall of Beall Financial & Insurance as the recipient of the inaugural “BOSS” (Business Occupant Safety Survey) award, which was announced Friday, Dec. 9, at the Redlands Fire Department Family Festive Friday event.
The Redlands City Council approved the BOSS program in an effort to reduce the impact of government fees on small businesses within Redlands. The BOSS Program, intended as an educational program for small businesses and building owners, equips them with critical knowledge they need to keep their employees, customers and property fire safe by adhering to the requirements of the California Fire Code.
Dec. 8, 2016 - Investigators from the Redlands Fire Department and from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are investigating multiple small fires that were set at First Baptist Church at the intersection of Olive Avenue and Cajon Street.
The fires had burned out before they were discovered on Wednesday, Dec. 7, and were most likely set between 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Dec. 6, 2016 - Join Redlands Fire Chief Jeff Frazier and the Redlands Fire Department from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, for Family Festive Friday.
At 6 p.m. Chief Frazier will provide a review of the past year and a look at what’s ahead for the Redlands Fire Department, followed by a Christmas tree burn and fire safety demonstration at 6:30 p.m.