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Three-Alarm Structure Fire Contained

Post Date:03/15/2019 4:45 PM

Fire

For Immediate Release 
March 15, 2019

THREE-ALARM STRUCTURE FIRE CONTAINED

CORONA, CAOn March 15, 2019, at approximately 12:30 a.m., the Corona Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire that occurred on the 1100 block of Olympic Drive in Corona at an aircraft parts manufacturing business. 

The fire was caused by malfunctioning electrical equipment which burned the attic area above the office and into the office space. The building was being occupied by night shift workers who discovered the fire and attempted to control it with a portable fire extinguisher.

Upon arrival, firefighters were able to control the fire in about 30 minutes. Control was assisted by the automatic fire sprinkler system. No injuries were sustained by firefighters or civilians. 

Seven engines, one truck, three chief officers and two fire investigators responded to this incident for a total of 37 Corona Fire Department personnel. Partner agencies from Riverside City Fire Department and Riverside County Fire Department assisted with city coverage during this time.  

Damages are still being calculated. However, the value saved is over $1 million for the building and over $3 million for the contents.

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.

Media Contact
Deputy Fire Chief Chris Cox
Corona Fire Dept.
951-736-2256
Chris.Cox@CoronaCA.gov

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