County of Riverside Emergency Management Department Active Events
The County of Riverside Emergency Operations Center is currently at Duty Officer status.
"Opportunity" Incident (aircraft crash in the Meridan Business Park)
UPDATE (May 17 at 5 p.m.) -- Interstate 215 opened in both directions. Most local roads have been reopened and most businesses have begun to return to normal operations. Streets in the immediate area of the crash remain closed.Emergency crews are still working in and around the affected building. Please do not attempt to go to the building.
PREVIOUS UPDATE (May 16 at 10 p.m.) -- On May 16th at approximately 3:45 p.m. an aircraft operating from March Air Reserve Base crashed into a business on Opportunity Way, west of Interstate 215 between Cactus Avenue and Van Buren Avenue, in Riverside County. The area around the crash site remains closed until further notice. Interstate 215 is closed in both directions, from Cactus Avenue to Harley Knox Boulevard. There are multiple business and road closures in the area. No homes are currently evacuated.
For freeway information, please visit the CalTrans Quickmap webpage for the latest updates (Click here to go to QuickMaps)
LOCAL STREET CLOSURES:
Opportunity Way is closed from Sysco Way to Meridian Pkwy.Sysco Way is closed just east of Opportunity Way. A map of the road can be found HERE.
BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYEES:
Numerous businesses in the area of the crash site are closed until further notice. Employees, visitors and deliveries will not be allowed through road closures due to safety concerns. Please avoid the area.
91/PV Line Update: Tracks are now open between Moreno Valley and Perris Downtown, service has resumed. More information can be found on the Metrolink website HERE.
RIVERSIDE NATIONAL CEMETARY:
Access to the cemetary is open. Please contact the cemetary for information about their resumption of services.
March Air Reserve Base is the lead for any information released about the incident. You can follow their Facebook Account @TeamMarch.
February 14 Storm Damage Reporting
Did your home or business (including home-based businesses) incur UNINSURED/UNDERINSURED losses because of the storms that occurred in Riverside County on February 14th, 2019? The County of Riverside Emergency Management Department is working to identify uninsured and underinsured losses that MAY be eligible for various assistance programs. Homeowners and businesses that incurred losses are encouraged to fill out the appropriate forms below to report damages. Please note that submitting these forms is not a guarantee that your losses will result in assistance. If you need assistance filling these forms out, please contact our offices via email (click here) or by phone at (951) 955-0308. Please email completed forms to EMDOperations@RivCo.org.
ESTIMATED DISASTER ECONOMIC INJURY WORKSHEET FOR BUSINESSES
RESIDENTIAL DAMAGE REPORTING FOR
FACT SHEET: What is FEMA’s Individual Assistance Program?
Holy and Cranston Burn Areas
HOLY BURN AREA for March 2nd at 7 p.m.: NO EVACUATIONS