A witness that was sitting in his car across from the parking structure heard an explosion and then saw two vehicles on fire. There was a big emergency response team on site including the SAPD, the OC Sheriff and the OCFA. An ambulance showed up as well but left the scene. Continue reading
An unidentified woman was burned at the Lola Gaspar restaurant located at 211 West 2nd St. in DTSA shortly after midnight on New Year’s Eve after a bartender lit liquor on fire, according to the O.C. Register.
Authorities said a bartender poured alcohol onto the bar at Lola Gaspar and lit it on fire, according to ABC News. Somehow the woman’s hair and face caught fire, just after midnight, according to the SAPD. Continue reading
Santa Ana Police Department
Locations: Orange County Fire Station # 72, 1688 E. 4th Street Santa Ana, CA
Synopsis: On 12/18/16, the Santa Ana Police Department responded to the report of a burglary at the Orange County Fire Authority Fire Station #72 located at 1688 East 4th Street. The subsequent investigation revealed that arson fires were set in nearby neighborhoods to draw firefighters away from the station allowing the burglar(s) to enter the station as the fire engine left to fight the fire. Continue reading
City of Santa Ana, Downtown Orange County
In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, Orange County Fire Authority will be hosting Open Houses on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at several fire stations throughout Orange County.
Open Houses in Santa Ana will be held at: Continue reading
The fire reportedly began in a second floor apartment. It was knocked down in about 15 minutes and did not spread to the rest of the building, according to the OCFA. Continue reading
Twenty seven OCFA firefighters were able to knock down the fire by 11:19 a.m.
The fire reportedly started in a second-floor unit of the apartment building and it spread to the building’s attic, according to the OCFA. Continue reading
The City of Santa Ana talked tough about cracking down on illegal fireworks but last night was insane. The entire city was a war zone. Even the nicer neighborhoods in north Santa Ana were inundated in mortar rounds.
Santa Ana resident Edgar Garfias Ramirez, 21, has been identified as one of two men who died last Thursday morning when the car they were in flipped over on the 5 freeway in Tustin, just south of the 55, according to the O.C. Register.
Ramirez and a second unidentified victim, a 22-year-old Tustin man, were pronounced dead at the scene due to head injuries. Both were passengers in the car that flipped over. Continue reading
Cea, 33, was seen by two people around 8:10 p.m. inside the park at 2535 N. Main St. just before he intentionally started a brush fire near the creek bed, according to the SAPD. Continue reading
The Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) reported on their Twitter page that it was a 2 alarm blaze and that it was knocked down at 1:28 pm. by 23 firefighters. Continue reading
Thirty firefighters responded to the fire, from the OCFA and the Costa Mesa and Fountain Valley Fire Departments.
The fire on S. Bear St. that started around 4:50 PM yesterday destroyed two garages and three vehicles. Continue reading
Fifty five firefighters from the Orange County Fire Authority and the Orange Fire Department put out a two alarm fire at a six-unit strip mall at the 200 block of West 1st Street in Santa Ana, at 12:45 a.m. on Friday morning, according to the OCFA’s Twitter page.
Ricardo Salgado, a 22-year-old resident of Santa Ana, died tragically before 1:15 a.m. this morning when he crashed his car into a lamp post near the intersection of Valencia and Red Hill Avenues, in Tustin, according to the O.C. Register.
Salgado was speeding in a Honda before he crashed into the lamp post, according to the police. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Tustin Police and the O.C. Fire Authority.
The police do not know what direction that Salgado was heading in before the crash or whether he might have been under the influence. However the police investigators do suspect that speeding was a factor in the accident. Continue reading