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Senior Apartment Fire Results in One Fatality

Post Date:01/28/2018 11:15 a.m.

Fire

For Immediate Release
January 28, 2017

SENIOR APARTMENT FIRE RESULTS IN ONE FATALITY

CORONA, CA- On Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at approximately 11:47 a.m. the Corona Fire Department responded to a reported Fire Alarm at the River Run Senior Apartments located in the 800 block River Road in Corona. Units arrived to find a fire that occurred in a second story unit, causing a fire sprinkler activation.

During fire suppression efforts, firefighters found a 65-year-old female who had suffered severe burn injuries from the fire. The Corona Fire Department Paramedics treated the injured woman and transported her to a local burn center where she was later pronounced deceased.  

The fire was confined to the apartment of origin, however water from the fire sprinklers damaged five other apartments. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

About the City of Corona: Corona is located adjacent to Orange County California at the junction of the 91 and 15 freeways with a population of more than 160,000 residents. For more information regarding the City of Corona visit www.CoronaCA.gov.

Press Contact
Robert Peterson
Battalion Chief
Corona Fire Department
951-736-2225
Robert.Peterson@CoronaCA.gov

 

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