River Bottom Fire
updated: Jan 13, 2013, 12:33 PM
Source: Ventura City Fire Department
Incident Type: River Bottom Fire
Date/Time of Incident: 1/12/13 @ 9:25 PM
Incident Location: Johnson Drive at Santa Clara River Bridge
Cause: Unattended Warming/Cooking Fire
Injuries: None Reported
Number of Personnel: 6
Fire Equipment: 2 Engines
Agencies Involved: Ventura City and County Fire Department
Narrative: Ventura City Fire Department responded with Ventura County Fire
Department to a reported river bottom fire. Upon arrival of the first engine,
firefighters discovered an encampment with a warming fire that had spread from
the intended containment area to an approximate 400 square foot area.
Firefighters immediately initiated an attack on the fire. Firefighters were able
to stop the forward spread, completely extinguish the flames and mop-up the burn
area. There were no reported injuries on this incident.
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