Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Survey

Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Update The City of Corona is conducting a 5 year update to our Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP). The intent of the plan is to help identify, reduce or remove long-term risk and protect people and property from the effects of events like earthquake, fire, flood, terrorism, etc.  Under the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-390), State, Local and Tribal governments are required to develop a hazard mitigation plan to be eligible for cert...
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Corona PD & Corona Fire Participate in Every 15 Minutes Program

Last week the Corona Police Department and the Corona Fire Department in conjunction with the Corona-Norco Unified School District, California Highway Patrol and the Office of Traffic Safety, hosted an Every 15 Minutes Program at Centennial High School in Corona. Every 15 Minutes is a two-day program focusing on high school juniors and seniors, which challenges them to think about drinking and driving, personal safety, and the responsibility of making mature decisions. Along with alcohol-...
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Arson Suspect Arrested

On March 27, 2017, arson suspect Cornel Lucaci was taken into custody by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office. A lengthy investigation was conducted by the Corona Fire Department, Corona Police Department, and the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office as a result of a two-alarm commercial structure fire that occurred on March 26, 2014. Five Engines, one Truck, 1 Squad, four Chief Officers, the Fire Marshal, two Fire Investigators, and 30 Firefighters responded to the incident. The s...
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Donate to the Spark of Love Toy Drive

The Corona Fire Department will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for deserving families within our community. The Spark of Love Toy Drive will run from Thursday, November 17th to Saturday, December 24th, 2016. Collection sites will include all 7 Corona Fire Stations, Fire Headquarters, City Hall, and at the Circle City Center. All toys will be donated to the Settlement House, which will be then distributed to children within Corona and Norco. Spark of Love Collection Event Corona Fire D...
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Public Safety Day

The Corona Fire and Police Departments invite you to attend the annual Public Safety Day on October 1, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Join them for a day of fun, education, and excitement for the entire family at The Crossings at Corona Shopping Center in front of the Kohl’s and Ross Stores, at Cajalco Road and I-15 (Map). This free event is family friendly and will feature Children’s activities  and information booths of many public safety related topics. Fire Prevention Emergency Re...
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Personal Wildfire Action Plans: Ready! Set! Go!

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Protecting Your Home During a Wildfire - Safety Information Wildfires can spread rapidly, with little-to-no warning, often going unnoticed until it is too late. These wildfires, commonly started by human error, quickly ignite and burn through tinder-dry bushes and trees, and unfortunately spread to nearby homes as well. If you live in or near a fire-prone area there are various ways that you can help reduce the chance for severe damage to your home and property, by designing and landscapi...
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FREE QR code stickers with your Medical Profile

Your Corona Firefighters, together with MyID, serving The City of Corona with pride. Corona Residents, you can now pick up FREE Quick Response (QR) code sticker packs and link your medical profiles. This helps Corona Firefighters access your medical profile as well as your assigned emergency contacts if you or a loved one are ever in an emergency situation. QR codes are scannable with any smartphone and can give firefighters instant access to your MyID medical profile. To take advantage of...
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Fireworks Illegal in Corona! Fines $500+

The City of Corona would like to remind everyone that it is illegal to possess, discharge or sell fireworks. Residents should adhere to the “no fireworks” law throughout the City of Corona (Corona Municipal Code 9.33.010-9.33.030). Every year, people are seriously injured, property is damaged, and the risk of fires increases due to the illegal use of fireworks. Our extremely dry conditions, due to the drought, create a greater potential for fires caused by fireworks, especially in or near the...
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Corona Fire & SR91 Project to Conduct Fire Safety Drills May 4-5

On May 4 and May 5, in recognition of Construction Industry Safety Week the Corona Fire Department will be participating in a Safety Drill with the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project and Atkinson/Walsh construction crews. The drills will take place from 9 a.m. to noon each day with the overall objectives to coordinate with construction personnel, test the ability to gain access, order proper resources, communicate effectively, and ensure safety of all personnel involved i...
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Are you Prepared for an Emergency

What is the Vial of Life program? The Vial of Life is an emergency preparedness program. The main component is the “Personal Information Sheet” (on the back of these instructions). This sheet allows you to compile personal information and have it available for 911 responders in the event of an emergency. 911 responders (fire, paramedics or police) can easily access your important information and more effectively provide aid to you. The program is provided free of charge due to the support o...
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Bomb Threat & Evacuation Update

On Feb. 9, 2016, at 10:23 a.m. Corona Fire and Police Departments in conjunction with Riverside County Sheriff’s Hazardous Device Team were dispatched to the 800 block of North Main Street in Corona to investigate a bomb threat. During the response, at approximately 1:55 p.m., the Hazardous Device Team deployed their tactical robot along with the Corona Fire Hazardous Materials Team to investigate the threat. The back window of the van was breached and upon doing so, one adult male was found ...
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Arson Suspect Arrested

On January 8, 2016 the Corona Fire Department responded to a reported unknown type fire in front of the US Bank located at 410 N. McKinley Street.  A passerby reported a white, male lighting fires in front of the bank. A white, male was also seen by a another passerby earlier that same evening lighting an unknown liquid from a metal canister against the exterior of the Outback Steakhouse also off of McKinley Street. The Corona Police Department conducted a search for the suspect but was unab...
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First Responders & Hospital Staff Receive Excellence Recognition

Corona Firefighters, AMR crew and Corona Regional Medical Center staff received Performance Excellence Certificates today for their assistance with the successful outcome of a Corona resident who suffered a stroke. On Nov. 27, 2015, Corona resident Robin Gardner was riding her bicycle when she felt a sudden onset of what turned out to be stroke symptoms (right sided weakness, slurred speech, and facial droop.) After starting the EMS system by having someone immediately dial 9-1-1, the Corona ...
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Corona Fire to Launch Resident Smoke Detector Program

The Corona Fire Department and the Corona Firefighters Association Local 3757 will be implementing a Community Residential Smoke Detector Program.  The program was presented to the Corona City Council at yesterday’s meeting by Vice President of Local 3757 Fire Captain Trevor Walsh and Fire Chief David Duffy and was approved for implementation. Smoke detectors are the single most important means of preventing residential fire fatalities. A 2015 National Fire Protection Association (“NFPA”) rep...
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Corona Fire Honor Guard Attends Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial

On Sept. 17, 2015, members of the Corona Fire Department (CFD) Honor Guard will depart for their annual trip to the hallowed grounds of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial located in the shadow of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs. The CFD Honor Guard is joining hundreds of honor guard members from all over the U.S. and Canada to form the IAFF Honor Guard which serves an integral role in the memorial ceremony. The ceremony is an uplifting service a...
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