Incident Information and News Releases

Fairdale Fire

November 27, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Tyler Batson (760)522-0516 On November 27, 2022 at approximately 10:23 a.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received reports of a residential structure fire located at 1749 . . . read more
 

House Fire

November 26, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Tyler Batson (760) 522 - 0516 On November 26, 2022 at approximately 05:39 a.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received reports of a chimney fire located at 943 Viletta . . . read more
 

Washington Fire

November 18, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On November 18, 2022, at approximately 2:48 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a possible fire in the area of the 600 . . . read more
 

10th Ave. Fire

October 31, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Britt Matthews (760) 560-7432 At approximately 1:39 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Emergency Communication Center received reports of a structure fire in the area of Escondido Boulevard . . . read more
 

Valley Fire

October 31, 2022
For Immediate Release: Contact Battalion Chief Britt Matthews (760) 560-7432 On October 31, 2022 at approximately 12:46 PM, a single Engine Company was dispatched to an apartment complex at 975 Del Dios Road for a report of a trash truck . . . read more
 

Equipment Demonstration to Supervisor Desmond

October 21, 2022 FOR IMMEDITATE RELEASE Escondido Fire Department Demonstrates Life Saving Tools to Supervisor Desmond Escondido, CA –The Escondido Fire Department recently received a grant from the San Diego Regional Fire Foundation for a . . . read more
 

Broadway Fire

October 10, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On October 10, 2022, at approximately 5:52 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a possible fire in the area of the 1400 . . . read more
 

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