Incident Information and News Releases

Canyon Fire

May 14, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760)705-7122 On May 14, 2022 at 5:52 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a vegetation fire in the area of Canyon Crest Dr. in Escondido. . . . read more
 

Del Dios Rescue

May 14, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On May 14, 2022 at 5:20 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a missing and possibly injured person in the area of Del Dios, . . . read more
 

Sheridan Fire

May 14, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On May 14, 2022 at approximately 3:42 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a possible structure fire in the 1500 block of Nob . . . read more
 

Broadway Fire (Structure)

May 9, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Britt Matthews (760) 560-7432 On May 9, 2022 at approximately 9:03 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire alarm at 1255 N. Broadway. An Engine and . . . read more
 

Gamble Fire (Residence)

May 4, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Tyler Batson (760) 522-0516 On May 4th, 2022, at approximately 16:17 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire starting from the outside yard, spreading . . . read more
 

Horizon Fire

May 1, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On May 1, 2022 at approximately 01:43 a.m., Escondido Fire Department Engine 137 was returning to Fire Station #7 from another incident and noticed smoke in the area of . . . read more
 

Cheyenne Lane Fire

April 26, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Britt Matthews 760 560-7432 On April 26, 2022 at approximately 12:45 PM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received reports of a possible structure fire on Cheyenne Lane. The first . . . read more
 

East Valley Fire

April 19, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Jeff Sargis (760) 705-7122 On April 19, 2022 at approximately 10:53 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a Commercial Structure Fire near the 1600 block of . . . read more
 

Grand Ave Fire

April 8, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Battalion Chief Tyler Batson (760) 522-0516 On April 8, 2022, at approximately 12:17 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire in a two-story apartment complex unit . . . read more
 

3rd Avenue Fire

March 22, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Battalion Chief Britt Matthews (760) 560-7432 On March 22, 2022 at 11:29 p.m. the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received reports of a home on fire at 1051 Rock Springs Road in Escondido. Prior to . . . read more